Lake City Historical Society

Many historic artifacts belonging to the Lake City Historical Society are on display from 8-4:30 M-F in the 2nd floor ballroom of the Lake City City Hall. There is also a Pearl Button / Clamming Museum located on the 1st floor of the Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co. building. The Marina building has a display featuring a pair of Ralph Samuelson’s skis and a navigation lantern lit by Sarah Kim.

Anyone interested in historic research and/or viewing historic photographs and other written material can contact Don Schwartz at 612-889-0942 or e mail him at (
A small donation to the Lake City Historical Society will be requested for historic research.

205 West Center Street 
Lake City, MN 55041
(651) 345-5383