List of historical societies

This is a partial List of historical and heritage societies from around the world. The sections provided are not mutually exclusive. Many historical societies websites are their museums' websites. List is organized by location and later by specialization.

International Societies

Global

Supra-National

Australian Societies

National societies

State and Territory societies


New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia

The Royal Western Australian Historical Society is the overarching society for the whole state.

Perth:

  • Heritage Perth
  • Bassendean Historical Society
  • Bayswater Historical Society
  • Canning Districts Historical Society
  • City of South Perth Historical Society
  • Cockburn Historical Society
  • Colonial Bottle Collectors Club
  • Darlington Historical Group
  • Fremantle History Society
  • Jewish Historical and Genealogical Society of WA
  • Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society
  • Maritime Archaeological Association WA
  • Maylands Historical and Peninsula Association
  • Melville Historical Society
  • Mundaring and Hills Historical Society
  • Perth Electric Tramway Society
  • Rockingham District Society
  • Scout Heritage Centre of WA
  • Swan-Guildford Historical Society
  • WA Police Historical Society
  • Wanneroo and Districts Historical Society

Peel:

  • Jarrahdale Heritage Society
  • Kwinana Heritage Group
  • Mandurah Historical Society
  • Murray Districts Historical Society
  • Serpentine Historical Society

Wheatbelt:

  • Beverley Historical Society
  • Bindoon and Districts Historical Society
  • Brookton and Districts Historical Society
  • Carnamah Historical Society
  • Cervantes Historical Society
  • Corrigin Historical Society
  • Cunderdin Historical Society
  • Goomalling Historical Society
  • Koorda and Districts Museum & Historical Society
  • Moora Historical Society
  • Narembeen Historical Society
  • Northam and Districts Historical Society
  • Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum
  • Toodyay Historical Society
  • Wongan Hills and Districts Museum and Historical Society
  • Yilgarn Historical Society
  • The York Society

South West:

  • Augusta Historical Society
  • Australind and Districts Historical Society
  • Bridgetown Historical Society
  • Bunbury Historical Society
  • Busselton Historical Society
  • Denmark Historical Society
  • Donnybrook Historical Society
  • Friends of Donnelly Village
  • Harvey Historical Society
  • Manjimup Historical Society
  • Margaret River and District Historical Society
  • Walpole-Nornalup Historical Society

Great Southern:

  • Albany Historical Society
  • Broomehill Historical Society
  • Katanning Historical Society
  • Kojonup Historical Society
  • Plantagenet Historical Society

Mid West:

  • Birdwood Military Museum and Society
  • Geraldton Historical Society
  • Irwin Districts Historical Society
  • Morowa District Historical Society
  • Northampton Historical Society

Kimberley:

  • Broome Historical Society
  • Kununurra Historical Society
  • Wyndham Historical Society

Goldfields-Esperance:

  • Eastern Goldfields Historical Society
  • Esperance Bay Historical Society
  • Ravensthorpe Historical Society

Gascoyne:

  • None.

Pilbara:

  • Pilbara Railways Historical Society

Canada societies

National societies

Provincial and territorial societies

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Ontario

Alberta

Saskatchewan

China societies

  • Association of Chinese Historians

Ireland societies

South Africa societies

  • Southern African Historical Society

Mexico societies

Pakistan societies

Czech Republic societies

  • Český národní komitét historiků

Germany societies

  • Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands

Hungary societies

Lithuania societies

the Netherlands societies

  • Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap

Poland societies

Portugal societies

  • Academia Portuguesa da Historia

Morocco societies

  • Association Marocaine pour La Recherche Historique

Saudi Arabia societies

  • Historical Saudi Historical Society

Turkey societies

Philippines societies

New Zealand societies

  • The New Zealand Historical Association

United Kingdom societies

National societies

Regional and local societies

United States societies

National societies

State societies

Territorial societies

Federal District societies

County and local societies

California

Colorado

  • Adams County Historical Society
  • Aspen Historical Society
  • Aurora Historical Society
  • Boulder Historical Society
  • Columbine Genealogical And Historical Society
  • Delta County Historical Society
  • Erie Historical Society
  • Frisco Historical Society
  • Frontier Historical Society
  • Grand County Historical Society
  • Hinsdale County Historical Society
  • Idaho Springs Historical Society
  • Johnstown Historical Society
  • Leadville Heritage Museum Association
  • Littleton Historical Society
  • Logan County Historical Society
  • Longmont Genealogical Society
  • Mesa County Historical Society
  • Montrose County Historical Society
  • Otero County Historical Society
  • Ouray County Historical Society
  • Phillips County Historical Society
  • Pueblo County Historical Society
  • Rio Grande County Historical Society
  • Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society
  • Sedgewick County Genealogical Society
  • Sheridan Historical Society
  • Silt Historical Society
  • South Park Historical Society
  • St. Vrain Historical Society
  • Summit Historical Society
  • Telluride Historical Society
  • Trinidad History Society

Connecticut

  • Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society
  • Aspinock Historical Society of Putnam
  • Avon Historical Society
  • Barkhamsted Historical Society
  • Brookfield Historical Society
  • Cheshire Historical Society
  • Clinton Historical Society (Connecticut)
  • Danbury Museum and Historical Society
  • Darien Historical Society
  • Derby Historical Society
  • East Windsor Historical Society
  • Enfield Historical Society
  • Fairfield Historical Society
  • Farmington Historical Society
  • Gaylordsville Historical Society
  • The Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich
  • Haddam Historical Society
  • Litchfield Historical Society
  • Manchester Historical Society
  • Mansfield Historical Society
  • Middlebury Historical Society
  • Milford Historical Society
  • Monroe Historical Society
  • New Canaan Historical Society
  • New Haven Museum and Historical Society
  • New Milford Historical Society
  • North Stonington Historical Society
  • Norwalk Historical Society
  • Old Bethlehem Historical Society
  • Old Saybrook Historical Society
  • Ridgefield Historical Society
  • Rowayton Historical Society
  • Salmon Brook Historical Society
  • Simsbury Historical Society
  • Somers Historical Society
  • South Windsor Historical Society
  • Stamford Historical Society
  • Watertown Historical Society
  • Weston Historical Society
  • Westport Historical Society
  • Wilton Historical Society and Heritage Museum
  • Connecticut Humanities Council - List of Historic Sites, Museums or Organizations

Delaware

Florida

  • Haitian American Historical Society
  • Alger-Sullivan Historical Society
  • Altamonte Springs Historical Society
  • Baker County Historical Society
  • Boca Raton Historical Society
  • Brevard County Historical Commission
  • Cedar Key Historical Society
  • Central Florida Society for Historic Preservation
  • Citrus County Historical Society
  • City of Orlando Historic Preservation
  • Clearwater Historical Society
  • Dunedin Historical Society
  • East Hillsborough Historical Society
  • Florida Baptist Historical Society
  • Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
  • Geneva Historical Society
  • Goldenrod Historical Society, Inc.
  • Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society
  • Gulfport Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Avon Park
  • Historical Society of Central Florida
  • Indian Rocks Beach Historical Society
  • Key West Art & Historical Society
  • Longboat Key Historical Society
  • Maitland Historical Society
  • Marco Island Historical Society
  • Micanopy Historical Society
  • Naples Historical Society
  • North Brevard Historical Society
  • Oakland Park Historical Society
  • Oviedo Historical Society, Inc.
  • Panhandle Preservation Alliance
  • Pensacola Historical Society
  • Pine Castle Historical Society
  • Pompano Beach Historical Society
  • Santa Rosa Historical Society
  • Sanford Historical Society
  • Sarasota Historical Society
  • Seminole County Historical Society
  • Seminole County Historical Commission
  • South Brevard Historical Society
  • Southwest Florida Historical Society
  • St. Augustine Historical Society
  • Washington County Historical & Preservation Society

Georgia

Idaho

  • Clearwater Historical Society, Orofino

Illinois

  • Hamilton County Historical Society
  • Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society

Indiana

  • Abington Historical Society
  • Adams County Historical Society
  • Alexandria-Monroe Township Historical Society
  • Anson Wolcott Historical Society
  • Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver
  • Balbec Historical Club
  • Bartholomew County Historical Society
  • Batesville Area Historical Society
  • Beech Grove Historical Society
  • Benton County Historical Society
  • Besancon Historical Society
  • Beverly Shores Historical Society
  • Blackford County Historical Society
  • Boone County Historical Society
  • Borden Institute Historical Society
  • Brown County Historical Society
  • Canal Society of Indiana
  • Carmel Clay Historical Society
  • Carroll County Historical Society
  • Cass County Historical Society
  • Christian Park Active Community
  • Clark's Grant Historical Society
  • Clarksville Historical Society
  • Clay County Historical Society
  • Clay Township Historical & Preservation Society
  • Clinton County Historical Society
  • Crawford County Historical and Genealogical Society
  • Daviess County Historical Society
  • Dearborn County Historical Society
  • Decatur Township Historical Society
  • DeKalb County Historical Society
  • Delaware County Historical Society
  • Demotte Historical Society
  • Dubois County Historical Society
  • Duneland Historical Society
  • Dyer Historical Society
  • East Chicago Historical Society
  • Elkhart County Historical Society
  • Elwood-Pipecreek Historical Society
  • Ferdinand Historical Society
  • Floyd County Historical Society
  • Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
  • Fountain County Historical Society
  • Franklin County Historical Society
  • Franklin Township Historical Society
  • Fremont Historical Society
  • Fulton County Historical Society
  • Garrett Historical Society
  • Gary Historical & Cultural Society
  • Gas City Historical Society
  • Gibson County Historical Society
  • Grabill Historical Society
  • Grant County Historical Society
  • Greene County Historical Society
  • Greentown Historical Society
  • Griffith Historical Society
  • Haley Tower Historical & Technical Society
  • Hamilton County Historical Society
  • Hammond Historical Society
  • Hancock County Historical Society
  • Hanna Historical Society
  • Haubstadt Area Historical Society
  • Hebron Historical Society
  • Henry County Historical Society
  • Hessville Historical Society
  • Highland Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Decatur County
  • Historical Society of Harrison County
  • Historical Society of Ogden Dunes
  • Historical Society of Porter County
  • Hobart Historical Society
  • Howard County Historical Society
  • Huntertown Historical Society
  • Huntington County Historical Society
  • Indiana German Heritage Society
  • Indiana High School Basketball Historical Society
  • Indiana Historical Radio Society
  • Indiana Jewish Historical Society
  • Indiana Postal History Society
  • Indianapolis Firefighters Historical Society
  • Ireland Historical Society
  • Irvington Historical Society
  • Jackson Township Historical Society
  • Jasper County Historical Society
  • Jay County Historical Society
  • Jefferson County Historical Society
  • Jennings County Historical Society
  • Johnson County Historical Society
  • Jonesboro Historical Society
  • Joseph Boggs Society for Historic Preservation
  • Kankakee Valley Historical Society
  • Kendallville Historical Society
  • Kennard Historical Society
  • Kosciusko County Historical Society
  • La Porte County Historical Society
  • LaGrange County Historical Society
  • Lake County Historical Society
  • Lake Station Historical Society
  • Lawrence County Railroad Historical Society
  • Lexington Historical Society (Indiana)
  • Liberty Township Historical Society
  • Ligonier Historical Society
  • Linden-Madison Township Historical Society
  • Long Beach Historical Society
  • Madison County Historical Society
  • Marion County Historical Society (Indiana)
  • Marshall County Historical Society
  • Martin County Historical Society
  • Matthews Covered Bridge Historical Society
  • Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Society
  • Miami County Historical Society
  • Michiana Jewish Historical Society
  • Michigan City Historical Society
  • Middletown Fall Creek Township Historical Society
  • Mississinewa Battlefield Society
  • Monon Railroad Historical–Technical Society, Inc.
  • Monroeville Historical Society
  • Montgomery County Historical Society (Indiana)
  • Montpelier Historical Society
  • Morgan County History and Genealogy Association
  • Munster Historical Society
  • New Paris Historical Society
  • Newton County Historical Society
  • Noble County Historical Society
  • North Manchester Center for History
  • Ohio County Historical Society
  • Orange County Historical Society (Orange County, Indiana)
  • Orestes Historical Society
  • Osceola Historical Society
  • Owen County Historical and Genealogical Society
  • Parke County Historical Society
  • Pekin Historical Society
  • Perry Township Pioneer Cemetery Society
  • Perry Township-Southport Historical Society
  • Pike Township Historical Society
  • Portage Community Historical Society
  • Posey County Historical Society
  • Pulaski County Historical Society
  • Putnam County Historical Society
  • Randolph County Historical and Genealogical Society
  • Remington Historical Society
  • Ripley County Historical Society
  • Russiaville Historical Society
  • Schererville Historical Society
  • Scotland Historical Society
  • Scott County Historical Society
  • Shelby Township Historical Association
  • Sheridan Historical Society
  • Shipshewana Area Historical Society
  • Shirley Historical Society
  • Society of Indiana Pioneers
  • South Lake County Agricultural Historical Society
  • Southwestern Indiana Historical Society
  • Spencer County Historical Society
  • St. John Historical Society
  • Starke County Historical Society
  • Steuben County Historical Society
  • Sugar Creek Historical Society
  • Sullivan County Historical Society
  • Summitville Van Buren Township Historical Society
  • Surveyors Historical Society
  • Switzerland County Historical Society
  • Tell City Historical Society
  • The Wanatah Historical Society
  • Three Creeks Historical Association
  • Tippecanoe County Historical Association
  • Tipton County Historical Society
  • Topeka Area Historical Society
  • Union County Historical Society
  • Upland Area Historical Society
  • Vanderburgh County Historical Society
  • Vermillion County Historical Society
  • Vigo County Historical Society
  • Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society
  • Wabash County Historical Society
  • Wakarusa Historical Society
  • Walkerton Area Historical Society
  • Warren County Historical Society
  • Washington County Historical Society (Indiana)
  • Wayne Township Historical Society
  • Wells County Historical Society
  • West Baden Historical Society
  • Westfield-Washington Historical Society
  • Westville Community Historical Society
  • White County Historical Society
  • Whiting-Robertsdale Historical Society
  • Whitley County Historical Society
  • Yorktown Mt. Pleasant Township Historical Alliance
  • Zionsville Historical Society

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

  • Allegany County Historical Society
  • Allen Historical Society
  • Ann Arrundell County Historical Society
  • Calvert County Historical Society
  • Caroline County Historical Society
  • Dorchester County Historical Society
  • Montgomery County Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Baltimore County
  • Historical Society of Carroll County
  • Historical Society of Cecil County
  • Historical Society of Charles County
  • Historical Society of Frederick County
  • Historical Society of Harford County
  • Historical Society of Kent County
  • Historical Society of Talbot County
  • St. Mary's County Historical Society
  • Wicomico Historical Society

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Aitkin County, Minnesota

  • Aitkin County Historical Society
  • Mcgregor Area Historical Society

Anoka County, Minnesota

  • Anoka County Historical Society
  • Blaine Historical Society
  • Columbia Heights Historical Society
  • Coon Rapids Historical Society

Becker County, Minnesota

  • Becker County Historical Society
  • Lake Park Area Historical Society

Beltrami County, Minnesota

  • Beltrami County Historical Society
  • Blackduck Area History And Arts Center
  • North Beltrami Heritage Center

Benton County, Minnesota

  • Benton County Historical Society
  • Sartell Historical Society

Big Stone County, Minnesota

  • Big Stone County Historical Society

Blue Earth County, Minnesota

  • Blue Earth County Historical Society
  • Betsy-Tacy Society
  • Madison Lake Area Historical Society
  • Rapidan Heritage Society

Brown County, Minnesota

  • Brown County Historical Society
  • Comfrey Area Historical Society
  • Sleepy Eye Area Historical Society
  • Springfield Area Historical Society

Carlton County, Minnesota

  • Carlton County Historical Society
  • Esko Historical Society
  • Moose Lake Area Historical Society

Carver County, Minnesota

  • Carver County Historical Society
  • Chanhassen Historical Society
  • Chaska Historical Society
  • Waconia Heritage Association
  • Watertown Area Historical Society
  • Welkommen Heritage Center Of Norwood Young America

Cass County, Minnesota

  • Cass County Historical Society

Chippewa County, Minnesota

  • Chippewa County Historical Society
  • Maynard History Museum
  • Friesen Historical Society

Chisago County, Minnesota

  • Chisago County Historical Society
  • Amador Heritage Center
  • Center City Historical Society
  • Lindstrom Historical Society
  • North Chisago Historical Society
  • Taylors Falls Historical Society

Clay County, Minnesota

  • Historical And Cultural Society Of Clay County
  • Ulen Historical Society

Clearwater County, Minnesota

  • Clearwater County Historical Society
  • Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers

Cook County, Minnesota

  • Cook County Historical Society
  • Gunflint Trail Historical Society
  • Tofte Historical Society
  • Schroeder Area Historical Society

Cottonwood County, Minnesota

  • Cottonwood County Historical Society

Crow Wing County, Minnesota

  • Crow Wing County Historical Society
  • Crosslake Area Historical Society
  • Cuyuna Heritage Preservation Society
  • Cuyuna Range Historical Society
  • Nisswa Area Historical Society
  • Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society

Dakota County, Minnesota

  • Dakota County Historical Society
  • Eagan Historical Society
  • Farmington Area Historical Society
  • Lakeville Area Historical Society
  • Rosemount Area Historical Society

Dodge County, Minnesota

  • Dodge County Historical Society
  • West Concord Historical Society

Douglas County, Minnesota

  • Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota
  • Evansville Historical Foundation
  • Kensington Area Heritage Society
  • Osakis Area Heritage Center

Faribault County, Minnesota

  • Faribault County Historical Society
  • Bricelyn Area Historical Society
  • Elmore Area Historical Society
  • Kiester Area Historical Society
  • Minnesota Lake Area Historical Society
  • Wells Historical Society
  • Winnebago Area Museum

Fillmore County, Minnesota

  • Fillmore County History Center
  • Chatfield Historical Society
  • Harmony Area Historical Society
  • Hesper-Mabel Area Historical Society
  • Preston Historical Society
  • Rushford Area Historical Society
  • Spring Valley Community Historical Society
  • Wykoff Area Historical Society

Freeborn County, Minnesota

  • Freeborn County Historical Society
  • Community Historical Society-Alden Museum
  • Clarks Grove Area Heritage Society
  • Hollandale Area Historical Society

Goodhue County, Minnesota

  • Goodhue County History Center
  • Cannon Falls Area Historical Society
  • Goodhue Area Historical Society
  • Kenyon Area Historical Society
  • Pine Island Area Historical Society
  • Wanamingo Historical Society
  • Zumbrota Area Historical Society

Grant County, Minnesota

  • Grant County Historical Society

Hennepin County, Minnesota

  • Hennepin History Museum
  • Bloomington Historical Society
  • Brooklyn Historical Society
  • Champlin Historical Society
  • Deephaven Historical Society
  • Eden Prairie Historical Society
  • Edina Historical Society
  • Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society
  • Golden Valley Historical Society
  • Hopkins Historical Society
  • Minnetonka Historical Society
  • North Hennepin Historical Society
  • Plymouth Historical Society
  • Richfield Historical Society
  • Robbinsdale Historical Society
  • St. Bonifacius Historical Society
  • St. Louis Park Historical Society
  • Wayzata Historical Society
  • Western Hennepin County Pioneers Association
  • Westonka Historical Society

Houston County, Minnesota

  • Houston County Historical Society
  • La Crescent Area Historical Society

Hubbard County, Minnesota

  • Hubbard County Historical Society
  • Paul Bunyan Historical Society And Museum

Isanti County, Minnesota

  • Isanti County Historical Society

Itasca County, Minnesota

  • Itasca County Historical Society

Jackson County, Minnesota

  • Jackson County Historical Society

Kanabec County, Minnesota

  • Kanabec History Center

Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

Kittson County, Minnesota

  • Kittson County Historical Society

Koochiching County, Minnesota

  • Koochiching County Historical Society

Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota

  • Lac Qui Parle County Historical Society

Lake County, Minnesota

  • Lake County Historical Society
  • Bay Area Historical Society
  • Finland Minnesota Historical Society
  • Historical Committee Of The Isabella Community Council

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota

  • Lake of the Woods County Historical Society

Le Sueur County, Minnesota

  • Le Sueur County Historical Society

Lincoln County, Minnesota

  • Lincoln County Historical Society
  • Lake Benton Area Historical Society

Lyon County, Minnesota

  • Lyon County Historical Society
  • Cottonwood Area Historical Society

Mahnomen County, Minnesota

  • Mahnomen County Historical Society

Marshall County, Minnesota

  • Marshall County Historical Society
  • Argyle Historical Society
  • Rosebank Historical Association

Martin County, Minnesota

  • Martin County Historical Society
  • Ceylon Area Historical Society
  • Granada Historical Society
  • Sherburn Area Historical Society
  • Trimont Area Historical Society
  • Truman Historical Association
  • Welcome Historical Society

Mcleod County, Minnesota

  • Mcleod County Historical Society
  • Stewart Area Historical Society

Meeker County, Minnesota

  • Meeker County Historical Society
  • Dassel Area Historical Society
  • Grove City Area Historical Society

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

  • Mille Lacs County Historical Society
  • Mille Lacs Lake Historical Society
  • Milaca Area Historical Society

Morrison County, Minnesota

  • Morrison County Historical Society
  • Military Historical Society Of Minnesota
  • Motley Area Historical Society
  • Royalton Historical Society
  • Upsala Area Historical Society

Mower County, Minnesota

  • Mower County Historical Society
  • Adams Area Historical Society

Murray County, Minnesota

  • Murray County Historical Society
  • Fulda Heritage Society

Nicollet County, Minnesota

  • Nicollet County Historical Society

Nobles County, Minnesota

  • Nobles County Historical Society

Norman County, Minnesota

  • Norman County Historical and Genealogy Society
  • Red River History Museum

Olmsted County, Minnesota

  • Olmsted County Historical Society
  • Oronoco Area History Center
  • Stewartville Area Historical Society

Otter Tail County, Minnesota

  • Otter Tail County Historical Society
  • History Museum Of East Otter Tail County, Minnesota

Pennington County, Minnesota

  • Pennington County Historical Society
  • Goodridge Area Historical Society

Pine County, Minnesota

  • Pine County Historical Society
  • Pine City Area History Association

Pipestone County, Minnesota

  • Pipestone County Historical Society
  • Jasper Historical Society

Polk County, Minnesota

Pope County, Minnesota

  • Pope County Historical Society

Ramsey County, Minnesota

  • Ramsey County Historical Society
  • Hill Farm Historical Society
  • Little Canada Historical Society
  • Maplewood Area Historical Society
  • New Brighton Area Historical Society
  • North St. Paul Historical Society
  • Roseville Historical Society
  • Shoreview Historical Society
  • St. Paul Police Historical Society
  • White Bear Lake Area Historical Society

Red Lake County, Minnesota

  • Red Lake County Historical Society

Redwood County, Minnesota

  • Redwood County Historical Society
  • Lamberton Area Historical Society
  • Lucan Historical Society Depot Museum

Renville County, Minnesota

  • Renville County Historical Society
  • Bechyn Historical Society
  • Danube Historical Society
  • Hector Historical Center
  • Sacred Heart Area Historical Society

Rice County, Minnesota

  • Rice County Historical Society
  • Morristown Historical Society
  • Northfield Historical Society

Rock County, Minnesota

  • Rock County Historical Society

Roseau County, Minnesota

  • Roseau County Historical Society
  • Warroad Historical Society

Saint Louis County, Minnesota

  • St. Louis County Historical Society
  • Britt Community Historical Society
  • Canosia Historical Society
  • Ely-Winton Historical Society
  • Hermantown Historical Society
  • Hibbing Historical Society
  • Iron Range Historical Society
  • Proctor Area Historical Society
  • Tower-Soudan Historical Society
  • Virginia Area Historical Society

Scott County, Minnesota

  • Scott County Historical Society
  • Belle Plaine Historical Society
  • Dan Patch Historical Society
  • Jordan Area Historical Society
  • Lydia Area Historical Society
  • New Prague Historical Society
  • Shakopee Heritage Society

Sherburne County, Minnesota

  • Sherburne County Historical Society

Sibley County, Minnesota

  • Sibley County Historical Society
  • Arlington Historical Society
  • Joseph R. Brown Heritage Society
  • Winthrop Community Historical Society

Stearns County, Minnesota

  • Albany Heritage Society
  • Cold Spring Area Historical Society
  • Kimball Area Historical Society
  • Melrose Area Historical Society
  • Paynesville Historical Society
  • St. Joseph Area Historical Society
  • Sartell Historical Society
  • Sauk Centre Area Historical Society

Steele County, Minnesota

  • Steele County Historical Society

Stevens County, Minnesota

  • Stevens County Historical Society

Swift County, Minnesota

  • Swift County Historical Society

Todd County, Minnesota

  • Todd County Historical Museum
  • Bertha Historical Society
  • Eagle Bend Historical Society
  • Hewitt Historical Society
  • Staples Historical Society

Traverse County, Minnesota

  • Traverse County Historical Society
  • Browns Valley Historical Society

Wabasha County, Minnesota

  • Wabasha County Historical Society
  • Lake City Historical Society
  • Plainview Area History Center

Wadena County, Minnesota

  • Wadena County Historical Society
  • Menahga Area Historical Society And Museum
  • Sebeka Finnish Historical Society
  • Verndale Historical Society

Waseca County, Minnesota

  • Waseca County Historical Society

Washington County, Minnesota

  • Washington County Historical Society
  • Afton Historical Society
  • Denmark Township Historical Society
  • Marine Historical Society
  • South Washington Heritage Society
  • Woodbury Heritage Society

Watonwan County, Minnesota

  • Watonwan County Historical Society
  • St. James Historical Society

Wilkin County, Minnesota

  • Wilkin County Historical Society

Winona County, Minnesota

  • Winona County Historical Society
  • Minnesota City Historical Association

Wright County, Minnesota

  • Wright County Historical Society
  • Cokato Historical Society
  • Delano/Franklin Township Historical Society
  • Hanover Historical Society
  • Rockford Area Historical Society
  • St. Michael Historical Society

Yellow Medicine County

  • Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
  • Granite Falls Historical Society

Statewide/Topical

  • American Swedish Institute
  • Danish-American Center
  • Germanic American Institute
  • Great Northern Railway Historical Society
  • Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in Minnesota
  • Hmong Archives
  • Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest
  • Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
  • Norwegian-American Historical Association
  • Polish Cultural Institute and Museum


Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

  • Manchester Historic Association

New Jersey

  • Basking Ridge Historical Society
  • Bergen County Historical Society
  • Camden County Historical Society
  • Chester Historical Society
  • Cranford Historical Preservation Advisory Board
  • Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society
  • Greater Cape May Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Ocean Grove
  • Historical Society of Princeton
  • Historical Society of the Somerset Hills
  • Historical Society of Winslow Township
  • Howell Historical Society
  • Jewish Historical Society of Metrowest
  • Lambertville Historical Society
  • Lawnside Historical Society
  • Long-A-Coming Historical Society
  • Navy Lakehurst Historical Society
  • Palisades Amusement Park Historical Society
  • Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society
  • Longport Historical Society

New Mexico

  • Albuquerque Historical Society
  • Los Alamos Historical Society
  • Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico - Roswell
  • San Juan County Historical Society - San Juan County

New York

North Carolina

  • Chapel Hill Historical Society
  • Moore County Historical Association
  • Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel, Cary
  • [www.tryonhistoricalmuseum.com], Tryon, NC
  • , Polk County, NC

Ohio

  • Adams County Historical Society
  • Allen County Historical Society
  • Amelia Area Historical Society
  • Ashland County Historical Society & Museum
  • Ashtabula County Historical Society
  • Bainbridge Historical Society
  • Belden Historical Society
  • Berea Historical Society
  • Brimfield Historical Society & Kelso House Museum
  • Broadview Heights Historical Society
  • Botkins Historical Society
  • Brookville Historical Society, Inc.
  • Brown County Historical Society
  • Brunswick Historical Society
  • Butler County Historical Society
  • Catholic Record Society
  • Centerville-washington Township Historical Society
  • Chatham Township Historical Society
  • Cincinnati Historical Society
  • Clinton County Genealogical & Historical Society
  • Conneaut Area Historical Society
  • County Line Historical Society of Wayne-Holmes County
  • Crestline Historical Society
  • Delaware County Historical & Genealogical Society
  • Firelands Historical Society
  • Fostoria Area Historical Society & Museum
  • Franklinton Historical Society
  • Fredericktown Historical Society
  • Fulton County Historical Society
  • Gallia County Historical & genealogical Society
  • Granger Historical Society
  • Great Lakes Historical Society
  • Greenfield Historical Society
  • Greenhills Historical Society
  • Henry County Historical Society
  • Highland County Historical Society
  • Hinckley Historical Society
  • Historic New Richmond Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Old Brooklyn
  • Hudson Historical Society
  • Huron County Historical Society
  • Huron Historical Society
  • International Internet Tech
  • Jefferson County Historical Association
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  • Kelleys Island Historical Association
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Oklahoma

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Virginia

  • Charlottesville Historical Society
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Washington

  • Ballard Historical Society
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Wisconsin

  • Adams County Historical Society
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  • Albion Academy Historical Society
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  • Bayfield Heritage Association
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  • Black Earth Historical Society
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  • Bonduel Community Archives
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  • Centreville Settlement
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  • Clark County Historical Society
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  • Historical Society of Walworth & Big Foot Prairie
  • Holmen Area Historical Society
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  • Hyde Historical Territory
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  • Norway Historical Society
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  • Taylor County Historical Society
  • Theodore Robinson Society
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  • Three Lakes Historical Society
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  • Tomorrow River Valley Historical Society
  • Town 25 North Historical Society
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  • Trempealeau Community Heritage Society
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  • Two Rivers Historical Society
  • Venerable Fire Collection
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  • Waldemar Ager Association
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  • Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum
  • Waukesha Engine Historical Society
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  • Winnebago County Historical and Archeological Society
  • Winneconne Historical Society
  • Wisconsin Black Historical Society & Museum
  • Wisconsin Chapter-National Railway Historical Society
  • Wisconsin Chapter-Society of Automotive Historians
  • Wisconsin Freewill Baptist Historical Society
  • Wisconsin Labor History Society
  • Wisconsin Marine Historical Society
  • Wisconsin Postal Historical Society
  • Wisconsin Pottery Association
  • Wisconsin Slovak Historical Society
  • Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
  • Wittenberg Area Historical Society
  • Woodville Historical Society Museum
  • Wrightstown Historical Society

Aviation historical societies

United States

Other countries

Denominational societies

Time-period oriented societies

United States

Subject matter-based historical societies

Canada

  • Miles Canyon Historical Society
  • Photographic Historical Society of Canada

India

United Kingdom

United States


See also

References

Further reading

  • Boyd, Julian P. "State and local historical societies in the United States." The American Historical Review 40.1 (1934): 10-37.
  • Dunlap, Leslie W. American historical societies, 1790-1860 (1944).
  • Jones, Houston Gwynne, ed. Historical Consciousness in the Early Republic: The Origins of State Historical Societies, Museums, and Collections, 1791-1861 (North Caroliniana Society and North Carolina Collection, 1995)
  • Schumacher, Ryan. "The Wisconsin Magazine of History: A Case Study in Scholarly and Popular Approaches to American State Historical Society Publishing, 1917–2000." Journal of Scholarly Publishing 44.2 (2013): 114-141.
  • Whitehill, Walter Muir. Independent historical societies: an enquiry into their research and publication functions and their financial future (Harvard Univ Pr, 1962)
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