The Valley Grove Preservation Society seeks to maintain two historic churches listed on the National Register of Historic Places, both in the Valley Grove Cemetery grounds, as well as taking responsibility for managing the surrounding 50-acre oak savanna restoration.
To restore, refurbish, and maintain both the 1862 stone church and the 1894 wood church by means of skilled labor and artisans guided by high standards of care.
To understand, respect, and communicate the historic legacies associated with Valley Grove and handed down from early Norwegian settlers.
To manage the surrounding 50 acres of land using the best understanding of how to create a landscape that approximates that experienced by the early Norwegian settlers.
To make the Valley Grove site, and surrounding oak savanna available for both public and private uses compatible with the mission.
To raise and steward funds to further the mission of the Society.
The Valley Grove GPS address is 9999 155th Street E, Nerstrand, MN 55053 Get Directions
June 21, 2021: UCC Men’s Group
June 26, 2021: Wolf/King Wedding
July 4, 2021: “First UCC church service “
August 7, 2021: Bull – Heller Wedding
September 11, 2021: Greeneway Johansen Wedding
September 19, 2021: Country Social
October 2, 2021: Wolf Hegland Wedding
October 3, 2021: Weavers Guild of MN
October 16, 2021: Family retreat
December 24, 2021: Christmas Eve Service 10 pm music starts 9:45
July 16, 2022: Memorial Service
July 23, 2022: Wedding of Davin & Krista
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