Research Library & Archives
The E. T. Barnard Library and the Ann Smalley Jordan Archives.
Our research center is officially known as the "E. T. Barnard Library" in honor of the Historical Society's first secretary. The archives was dedicated in honor of our long time volunteer and friend Ann Smalley Jordan on May 22, 2004.
Open daily Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please call ahead if you plan to visit on or near a holiday.
Closed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. We typically close at 1 p.m. on New Years Eve and Christmas Eve.
From Fargo/Moorhead: I-94 E to Exit 54 MN-210 W. Turn LEFT onto MN-210 E/W LINCOLN AVE. Turn LEFT onto N 4th AVE. Parking lot on LEFT. APPROXIMATELY 60 MILES.
From Minneapolis/St. Paul: I-94 W to Exit 54 MN-210 W. Turn RIGHT onto MN-210 E/W LINCOLN AVE. Turn LEFT onto N 4th AVE. Parking lot on LEFT. APPROXIMATELY 180 MILES.
From Wahpeton/Breckenridge: MN-210 E to N 4th AVE. Turn LEFT onto 4th AVE. Parking lot on LEFT. APPROXIMATELY 35 MILES
From the EAST: MN-210 W to US-59/PEBBLE LAKE ROAD. Turn RIGHT onto MN-210/S SHERIAN ST. Continue to follow MN-210/LINCOLN AVENUE. Turn RIGHT on N 4th AVE. Parking lot on LEFT. WE ARE APPROXIMATELY 216 MILES FROM DULUTH.
We are located near the following attractions in and around Fergus Falls, Minnesota:
Dining, lodging and shopping. To find out more contact the Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce.
And the following Government and Arts Organizations and Activities: Otter Tail County Courthouse; Otter Trail Scenic Byway; Central Lakes Bike Trail; Prairie Wetlands Learning Center; A Center for the Arts; Lake Region Arts Council; Fergus Falls Public Library.
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