The Iron Range Historical Society (IRHS) is a historical society in northeastern Minnesota. Located on the Mesabi Range in Minnesota’s Arrowhead, it has offices in McKinley. The Society was founded in 1973. IRHS is a research library and archival house specializing in family and historical research. At present, the all-volunteer, nonprofit, charitable trust, is governed by a Board of Directors.
The Iron Range Historical Society is handicap-accessible, has photos and artifacts on display, does not charge admission, and serves the general public with moderate fees. All records and files are available for patrons to browse through. The Society holds information on all three of Minnesota’s Iron Ranges. Members receive free research time, but pay for copies of printed materials. Current hours for the research library and archival house are Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 am to 2 pm. Appointments may be made for other times.
Please visit the pages of this website to learn more about the Iron Range Historical Society.
Thank you for visiting and be sure to check out the IRHS page on Wikipedia and on Facebook, where we share newspaper articles, photos from our archives, and other items of historical interest.
WHAT: Members will vote on the issue of giving permission to the IRHS Board to deaccession items in the collection held by IRHS.
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11 a. m.
WHERE: Gilbert City Hall, 16 S. Broadway St. Gilbert, Minnesota.
Members: Look for a postcard regarding this issue in the mail the week of April 9th. If you would like to vote on this issue you must be in attendance at this meeting. Voting by proxy or via the mail is not an option per IRHS By-laws.