Our Mission: 

To collect and preserve any material that will tell or illustrate the history of the Ellsworth County area through exhibitions, education and research

Trip Advisor lists the Hodgden House Museum as the #1 thing to do in Ellsworth!

Meet the Board of Directors

  • Cynthia Edglerle, President

  • Cherie Sauers, Vice-President

  • Malinda Cunningham, Secretary

  • Trisha Janssen, Treasurer

  • Melvin McCary, Historian

Agnes Kepka

Todd Wacker

Karl Newkirk

Don Kozisek

Stephen Donley

Jodi Chase

Pauline Zvolanek

Connie Terry

Meet the Staff

  • Tracy Andringa... Ellsworth Complex

  • Bob Bohata...Research 

  • Greg Heller...Kanopolis Complex

  • Georgia Prochaska...Kanopolis Complex

  • Emily Grasser...Kanopolis Complex

School and Educational Groups Welcome!

Call to schedule a living history educational tour of our buildings!

Discounts are available for large groups

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