A snaphot of History

The Blue Earth County Historical Society more than 18,000 images in its collection. People and places from the past are remembered through images that have been donated to the Historical Society. More of our image collection can be found on The Minnesota Digital Library

Check out this cool new feature using BECHS historic images and present images thanks to the Bend of the River Photography Club!

New images added every week!

Then and Now Lake Crystal Main Street Then Black and white image of buildings with a car.Then and Now Lake Crystal Main Street Now Color image with modern card in front of buildings.

Lake Crystal Main Street

Then and Now Good Thunder Catholic Church ThenThen and Now Good Thunder Catholic Church Now

Good Thunder Catholic Church

Then and Now MN River Then colorized postcardThen and Now MN River Now taken in 2017

Minnesota River Shore Line

Good Thunder Baptist

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