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Welcome to the Martin County Historical Society! Our Mission is to preserve and share the history of Martin County by acquiring, conserving, appropriately displaying, and making it accessible for viewing, research, and educational purposes. We hope you enjoy the many features of our site; please contact us if you have any questions or requests. Thank you for taking the time to enjoy Martin County’s History!

MCHS Updates

September 2

Note that the museum will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th!

MCHS Happenings

The MCHS will be hosting our Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 15th at 6:00pm at the historic Red Rock Center. We'll be having a delicious supper followed by a brief business meeting and then a great presentation by Martin County native and well-known artist Joe T. Burns (see below)!

Tickets are $15 per person, call (235-5178) or stop at the museum by September 9th to reserve your seats. You may pay at the event or anytime before then.

Below is an example of Joe's wonderful artistic talent from his series on the Bakken Oil Fields; you can see more of Joe's work on his website:

Joe T Burns Painting