The Geographical Center Historical Society receives some operating support from Pierce County.
However, to maintain our historic structures and care for the thousands of objects in our collections,
we rely on admission fees, historical society memberships, gifts, donations, grants, and endowments.
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Prairie Village & Museum
102 Hwy 2 SW
Rugby ND 58368
Norwegian immigrants Dagfin and Petra (Pedersen) Olsen began farming near Rugby and Barton in
the late 1880s and raised 13 children. Above right: Agnes Lamb with her horses on the day she filed on her homestead near Washburn in 1906. Right: Ice fishing in North Dakota.
Choose a project, event or activity you'd like to support
Some of our current projects include:
Replacing roofs on the General Store
Basic Maintenance on Many of our Buildings
Fixing the foundation, windows, roof, etc on the Silva School House
You may want to consider Adopting a Building.
Memorials & Honorariums
are wonderful ways to honor loved ones.
Memorials and honorariums may be made online via Links Abov or mailed to Prairie Village Museum at 102 Hwy 2 SW Rugby, ND 58368.
can be anything, from office supplies to food for fundraisers.
Our current wish list includes:
Lumber and building supplies
White copy paper, legal pads, envelopes
Contact us with questions or to arrange a drop off.
refers to charitable gifts that require some planning before they are made.
Planned gifts may provide donors with tax benefits and/or income for life, while supporting Prairie Village Museum.
Types of planned gifts include:
Corporate Matching Gifts
Life Income Plans or Living Trusts
Charitable Remainder Trust
Charitable Lead Trust
Testamentary Trust or Annuity Bequest
Please contact us and we'll be happy to help you plan your gift.
Prairie Village Museum is managed by the Geographical Center Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) organization.
Contributions are tax deductible.
Become a Sponsor
Donations of any amount to support the Prairie Village & Museum are always welcome! If you or your business are looking to become a sponsor on a larger scale,
check out the tiers below:
Pioneer Sponsor: $150 - $249
Windmill Sponsor: $250 - $349
Old Main Sponsor: $350 - $499
Village Sponsor: $500 & Up
Sponsors on these levels will be guaranteed recognition on
social media and our website.