Now Available - Two DVD's by the Clearwater Area Historical Society
• "Crossing the Mississippi River at Clearwater, Minnesota"
From ferry days, floods and bridges going down to the present. . .including many older photos, with narration telling the story of milestones in Clearwater.
• "Clearwater Remembers"
Originally printed in 1997, in hard cover form but no longer available. Produced in 2014 in a DVD Format.
Each only $10, plus $3 for shipping. Call Tom Killeen @ 320-558-6104, Sharon Lee @ 320-558-6725 or Karolyn Boucher @ 320-293-2242
Download Order Form Here
Visitors and New Members Welcome
Currently the annual dues are set at $10/year -Download Membership Form
A New Brochure Coming soon!
Learn about Ferries and Steamboats that traveled on this part of the Mississippi,
and buildings that are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Want to learn more? Email us at email@example.com
Join us for "Barns"– a program by superb photographer and storyteller
Doug Ohman on Thurs., April 20th
@ Rejoice Lutheran Church, 1155 Co. Rd. 75, Clearwater.
Call reservations to 320-558-6851
Our next regular meeting is slated for 7 p.m. on, Thurs., May 18, at
Rejoice Lutheran Church, 1155 Co. Rd.75, Clearwater
Come Join Us If you have questions you can call President Tom Killeen, 320-558-6104
stories are not to be reproduced or copied for other publication
without written permission from the Clearwater Area Historical Society.
Read about the History of Clearwater and Mississippi River. Click Here
See pictures of the many ferries that traveled the Mississippi.
Part 1 - Click Here
Part 2 - Click Here
Part 3 - Click Here
The Historical Group again had involvement in Heritage Days. Did you join us?
Two trolleys went downtown to hear about the historic buildings and places.
We may be planning a tour to Acacia Cemetery later this fall, if you would like to join send us an email.
Last year the club hosted a day of
• "Ferry Tales at the Landing," which was a huge success Read about the event
An informational meeting was held in May of 2012,
at the Clearwater Legion in Clearwater, Minnesota, with 10 residents
present. Some residents are fairly new to the community, while others
have lived here their whole life.
The purpose of the meeting was to find out if there is enough interest to formalize a group to preserve the history of the
Clearwater Community. This organization would/could include historical
information from the City of Clearwater, as well as from Lynden
Township, Clearwater Township and Clear Lake Township.
Whether you have lived in this community your whole life or a fairly
recent transplant, we invite you to join us as we learn more about this
interesting area and the many hidden historical treasurers that it
For more information you may also send an email to
New Bench near the Ferry Landing
A bench was purchased by the Clearwater Lions Club and is a beautiful place to
sit on a warm summer day and is located on the Ferry Landing trail.
Also, a sign has been erected with funds from the Clearwater
Remembers Book Publishing group. It is intended to honor the many
pioneers that settled in this area, and is at the intersection of Oak
St. & Main in Clearwater.
Clearwater Remembers Book As A DVD
Click Here to download form
Books you may enjoy reading
• Clearwater Remembers – Collection of Photos This book was published in 1997 and printed by Sentinel Publishing, St. Cloud. Every effort was made to collect and preserve photos to reflect the history of Clearwater, MN. Although this book is out of print, there are some copies at the Clearwater Library for reference. It will also be available on DVD during Heritage Days, is available at the Clearwater Hardware and at Parts City, in Clearwater.