Hanover Historical Society

Bridging the past with the future while preserving history and enhancing a sense of community.


Welcome to the online home for the Hanover Historical Society, stewards of the past for the City of Hanover, Minnesota.

Hanover's Historical 1885 Iron Truss BridgeThe mission of the Hanover Historical Society is to identify, preserve, and disseminate knowledge about the history of Hanover through collections, preservation, distribution of historical information, as well as advocate for preservation of historic buildings, monuments and markers.

Young and old comprise our membership as well as new residents mixed in with life-long Hanoverians. Take an active role in activities or assist behind the scenes if that’s our comfort level. Yearly membership is only $12.

To learn more about the Hanover Historical Society, browse this site and use the membership pages to find information and forms.


Our 2015 Pumpkin Decorating Event is coming up!

Join us in October at the Settlers Park shelter area for the 2015 Pumpkin Decorating Event.  Date and times to be announced.


Join us for Caroling at the Bridge on Friday December 4th 2015 from 6-8pm - Reviving a Christmas Past!