To protect, collect, preserve and promote the written, oral and tangible items of historical importance to Winneshiek County and to cooperate with other organizations to accomplish common goals.
The Historical Preservation Commission meets the second Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the Vesterheim Museum in Decorah. This date and time may change monthly.
Nine (9) members comprise the commission, all appointed by the County Supervisors.
The main office is located in the Courthouse annex in Decorah. The secondary office is located in the basement of the Decorah Public Library.