“Richfield Historical Society Military collection”
The Society has started a collection of current and past Richfield military members. This is meant to honor all members who have served, or are serving our country. The information we gather will be put in binders and available as a part of our files. With the remembrance of the Civil War, this is a great time for this project to begin.
We are requesting the following information. If you would like to share anything more you are free to do so:
Name, Military Affiliation, Rank, POW, MIA, Years of Service, Military Awards, and a photo of the person in their uniform
Send to, Ruthann Clay, RHS, 6901 Lyndale Ave S, Richfield MN 55423
Or fill out this online form, Military Collections Form
We have gotten a good response from the VFW, Legion and other veterans already!
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Tuesday, January 10
7PM – 8:30PM
We’ve been sharing the history of Richfield’s famous Bartholomew House in a discussion series that we have called, “This Old (Bartholomew) House.” Now in the third installment, we will look at how Riley Bartholomew became an integral part of the Richfield community. Using the house as a focal point, John Bjostad will walk you through Richfield’s early settlement.
6901 Lyndale Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423