Our Reference Library and Museum Staff position requires first contact with patrons.  Candidates must be professional, polite and helpful, as well as have an interest in history and research.  Primary objectives are to assist library patrons, both external and internal, extensive data entry, answer the telephone, filing, and help with other museum related activities such as programs and events.  Computer skills are required for data entry; genealogy research experience required.  Position is part-time, approximately 16 hours per week (Monday & Tuesday, 8am-4:30pm).  Pay starts at $11.26/hr.

Please forward completed application by January 19, 2018 (available HERE or at the Wright County Heritage Center) to Wright County Historical Society, Att: Personnel Committee, PO Box 304, Buffalo, MN 55313.


The Wright County Historical Society (WCHS) is a non-profit organization consisting of a museum, research library, and extensive artifact and archival collections, and includes historic structures in multiple locations.

WCHS serves to collect, preserve, and share our history.

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Find out about our extensive library and microfilm holdings, submitting research requests, and our affiliation with the Genealogical Society of Utah's Research and Library System.



With 8,000 square feet of gallery space, the Heritage Center highlights local history stories and includes a Hands On History Gallery of family-friendly, interactive stations.

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Programs & Events

Attend one of our many programs, presentations and events! WCHS is constantly adding new items to the Calendar of Events so keep checking back regularly for updates. 

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bylaw updates

The WCHS bylaws committee met in July 2017. Their recommendations were approved by the WCHS board at the August 2017 board meeting, and will be voted upon during the WCHS Annual Meeting on October 24, 2017 at 7:00pm.

A copy of the recommended changes is being mailed to every current member, and can be viewed HERE. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact WCHS at 763-682-7323.

Click HERE for our newest brochure, and HERE for our latest newsletter. Enjoy!