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Get Involved

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Share in the excitement of someone discovering a nugget of genealogical information or seeing great grandma's wedding dress - these are the moments fostered by history study! 


Join us with membership in the Chaska Historical Society which also includes membership in the Carver County Historical Society.  Members have the opportunity to share in many county and local historical programs and events.

Individual/Family Annual Membership:

  • Individual  $20

  • Family       $30

  • Senior       $10

Printable individual/family membership form(pdf)

Business Annual Membership

  • Business 1 (<25 employees)     $100

  • Business 2 (26-50 employees)   $250

  • Industry (>50 employees)        $500

  • Non-Profit/Other                      $75

Printable business membership form(pdf)

Print Form Above - Mail to CHS


Also, please consider a donation to the Chaska Historical Society.  Our exhibits and research are funded by your generosity.

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The Chaska Historical Society is fortunate to have a group of talented volunteers helping to carry out our mission.  Learning about Chaska history, developing new skills and contributing to the community are all aspects of volunteering at CHS.

Volunteer Areas

Reception Volunteer - Practice your friendly and helpful greeting skills in this position.  Your primary responsibility includes answering the phone, greeting visitors and assisting guests as they research and view displays and explore Chaska history.

Events and Program Volunteer - Want to be involved but have limited availability?  This is the job for you - let us know if you can be on call to assist with decorating or as a program or tour leader.

Archiving Assistant - Learn the nuts and bolts of the collection development process of the History Center so that you can build a legacy of resources for future researchers!  Learn to archive photographs or artifacts while teamed with an experienced volunteer.

Exhibit Assistant - Team up with other individuals interested in sharing Chaska's history.  If you are available for shorter but intense periods of time this may be the job for you!  An artistic eye, problem solving skills, clear communication skills and work with others are necessary talents for this volunteer position.

If you have other areas of volunteer interest, please call us and/or fill out the volunteer application and indicate your interests.

Other options?  Absolutely!  Please contact us and/or fill out the volunteer application to discuss other opportunities for you to contribute your time and skills to make a lasting difference.

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Love history?

Learn more about the history of Chaska - view the History of Chaska Timeline.

Support our mission with a donation to the Chaska Historical Society.  Our exhibits and research are funded by your generosity.


Join Us!

Become a member of the Chaska Historical Society!


We thank our local supporters:

City of Chaska

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Chaska Lions

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Chaska Herald

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American Legion

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Chaska VFW

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