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Main Street Annandale, 1903

Photo courtesy of the MN Historical Soc.

Annandale History Narrative of area history since before white settlers arrived in the 1800s
Annandale Area History Club Monthly presentations since 1991
Main Street History History of the four blocks of Oak Avenue: Annandale's Main Street
Annandale Area Cemeteries List of local cemeteries, links to maps showing the location of cemeteries, and transcriptions of many local cemeteries
Annandale City Council History Mayors, Recorders (Clerks), Tax Levy, and Councilors since 1888
Annandale Lions Club History Projects and Past Presidents
American Legion Post No.176 Charter Members in 1919
Annandale High School Graduates Class lists for all AHS graduating classes from 1907 to the present
Annandale Royalty Miss Annandale and Princesses, 1956 to present
Commodore Award Winners Recipients of the Minneapolis Aquatennial Honorary Commodore Award for Community Service, 1991 to present
Telephone Directories Annandale listings from 1912, 1913, 1930 19561961, 1966, and 1970;
South Haven listings from 1930 & 1956;
Fair Haven listings from 1930.
Obituaries Sources of obituaries of local residents
Annandale Century Citizens Twenty-First Century businesses, churches, farms, clubs, and families with roots that go back 100 years
Historical Literature Books about Annandale area history

Other Sources of Annandale History

Minnesota Pioneer Park Educational museum just east of Annandale that displays the history of the area's early pioneers
Wright County Historical Society External link to another source of Annandale history
Minnesota Historical Society External link to another source of Annandale history
National Register of Historic Places There are three places in the Annandale area that are on the National Register of Historic Places:  
  • Fair Haven Mill (listed in Stearns County)
  • St. Mark's Episcopal Chapel (Wright County)
  • Thayer Hotel (Wright County)

Neighbor Communities' History

Maple Lake History

History of Maple Lake, our neighbor to the east, from the City of Maple Lake website

Cokato History History of the City of Cokato, our neighbor to the south, from the Cokato Museum website


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