The Blue Earth County Historical Society (BECHS) is a non-profit, member supported organization in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. The Society, founded in 1901, operates the Heritage Center Museum, Research Center and Museum Gift Shop as well as the Historic R.D. Hubbard House in Mankato, MN. Blue Earth County's past and present landscape include major waterways like the Minnesota and Blue Earth Rivers, abundant agricultural land with a foundation set on the limestone industry as witnessed in the three photos in our header. Visit us today to learn more about the rich heritage of Blue Earth County, MN.