The Pine Island Area Historical Society was organized in 1998.  Located at 314 North Main in Pine Island, MN, the historical society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

History Center Hours

The Pine Island Area History Center is open to the public the first Sunday of the month from 1:00 – 3:30; and every Monday morning from 8:00-11:00 AM. If these times are not convenient for you, please call 507-398-5326 to schedule an appointment. You may also contact us through this website or by leaving a message at 507-356-2802.

If a holiday falls on the first Sunday or any Monday, we suggest you check to see if the Center will be open before you plan to visit.

JANUARY AND FEBRUARY HOURS:   We are open by appointment only during these two months. This is a time for renovation and maintenance work at the Center as well as time off for our volunteers. We will begin regular hours on the first Monday in March.  Please do not leave a message at 507-356-2802 as the recorder will not be in use during this time.

Fall Open House


Pine Island Area History Center
Saturday, November 10th 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Demos – Displays – Speakers – Door Prizes - Refreshments

Cheese Festival Open House

June 1st - 3rd
12 noon - 5 pm daily
(closed during the parade)

The Pine Island Area Historical Society will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary (1998 – 2018) at this time.  Many, many of the items that have been donated to the History Center over the past 20 years will be on display.  We also have an extensive research area.

Open to the public.  Free admission.

Pine Island 1854 – 1915

This book, compiled by Patricia Mapel, contains interesting information and photos of early days in Pine Island. For more details, please visit the gift shop.

Recent Announcements

  • January, 2019, Newsletter Online The January, 2019, edition of our newsletter is now online.
    Posted Dec 24, 2018, 5:17 AM by Scott Walter
  • Fall Open House Fall Open HousePine Island Area History CenterSaturday, November 10th 10:00 AM – 4:00 PMDemos – Displays – Speakers – Door Prizes - RefreshmentsSchedule10:00 AM – 1:30 PM ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2018, 2:46 PM by Scott Walter
  • New Newsletter The October, 2018, edition of our newsletter is now online.
    Posted Oct 18, 2018, 7:51 AM by Scott Walter
  • New Newsletter The July, 2018, edition of our newsletter is now online.
    Posted Jul 13, 2018, 6:30 AM by Scott Walter
  • 2018 Ice Cream Social Date Set The 2018 Ice Cream Social will be held on Sunday, July 29, at the Historic Creamery in town:6pm -- Ice Cream7pm -- Live music with the Polka DotsMark your ...
    Posted Apr 29, 2018, 8:59 AM by Scott Walter
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2018 Calendars

Pine Island Area Historical Society’s 2018 Calendars are available at the History Center and/or at Tulips and Truffles on North Main. The price is $5 each. To have a calendar mailed to you, please send a check for $5 plus $3 for shipping and handling to PIAHS, P O Box 165, Pine Island MN 55963.

The 2018 Calendar recognizes the 20th Anniversary of the Pine Island Area Historical Society with interesting photos of events, etc.

Calendar of Events