Built in 1871 The Hormel Historic Home strives to preserve the Home and History of the George A. and Lillian Hormel Family. Our mission is to maintain the home and to honor the family legacy of Hospitality, Music/Arts, Education/Autism, and service to the community.
Looking for unique and historical souvenirs or gifts. Visit our online store to purchase books or music relevant to the Hormel family history. The newly published autobiography of George A. Hormel, The Open Road, is now available.
The Hormel Historic Home is proud to be the host site for the 2019 HM VET Fundraising Event on Friday, November 1. Seats are limited for this 4 course gourmet meal. Proceeds from the event will support the Ironwood Springs Operation Welcome Home programming for military families.
HISTORY HAPPY HOUR/ASD
History Happy Hour Programs
FREE for members of the Hormel Historic Home, Mower County Historical Society and Friends of the Library.
$5 for non-members
Light snacks included~Cash Bar available
Monday, October 21
5:30 p.m. Social, 6:00 p.m. Pres.
100 Yr. History of the Volstead Act
Presented by Andrew Volstead himself. Presentation enhanced by Norwegian humor and cash bar.
Monday, November 11
History of Mower County Veterans Organizations with special recognition of Jay C. Hormel
Presented by Dean Ulland
ASD Parent/Caregiver Network Event
Monday, November 4
6:00 Light Supper
Presented by representatives from Mower County Human Services
HISTORIC TREASURES SERIES & LIFESTYLE PROGRAMMING
Healthy Living Series
Presented by Jen Haugen, Registered Dietician and Pampered Chef Consultant
Thursday, December 12
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Healthier Holiday Treats
Thursday, November 14
Historic Treasures Series
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join us as Jaimie Timm, Mower County Historical Society Curator, shares details and stories behind some of the many treasures in their collection.
Saturday, October 26
Kids' Music In Motion
10-11:30 a.m. ~ $2 per child ages 2-12
Free for HHH members
Featuring the Austin High School Marching Band.
Youth will engage with marching band music an instruments.
Guests encouraged to arrive participate in specially designed musical scavenger hunt.
DAVINA & THE VAGABONDS
SAT, DEC. 21
$10 HHH Members
Lounge snacks and cash bar available.
One more opportunity to tour the decorated historic home before the season is over.