Historical Society Museum

Charles McKenny Historic Home

Charles McKenny Historic Home

The history of North St Paul includes a wide range of opinions, incidents and accidents. Much of it was covered by the first newspaper, the Sentinel, published by Charles McKenny. He was also the builder of the historic home at the northeast corner of 18th Avenue and Margaret Street.

About the Museum

The North St. Paul Historical Society works to promote an awareness of North St. Paul history for residents and visitors through education, interpretation, presentation, and preservation. The Museum is a nonprofit organization whose goal is the collection, preservation, and exhibition of historical artifacts of local North St. Paul significance.

Walking Tour of North St. Paul

The North St. Paul Historical Society Museum has many historical exhibits featuring the rich history and development of the community. Did you know that there are many historical places to see in the community? Many of the properties have been added to a historical list. View the Historical Walking Tour Guide (PDF) to learn more about the City.

Upcoming Events

The Historical Society hosts monthly gathering, featuring guest speakers on the fourth Tuesday of the month starting at 7:00 p.m. Monthly gatherings do not take place in November, December and during the summer months. Visit us on Facebook.        


The museum is currently seeking new members of all ages. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of the month.