Historic Forestville

Images & Artifacts


Forestville Area Glass Plate Negative Collection
25 photonegatives : glass, black and white
Contains views of the Forestville area, including the people, the river, a sawmill, and the town. Negatives were found on the Ernest Schwanke farmstead.
MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid



Search for images and artifacts at MNHS using our Collections Online system. Then filter the results using the options in the system's left-hand column.   

You may want to try specific terms like:

You may also want to try more general terms related to Historic Forestville, like:

  • Historic Sites
  • State Parks

MNHS Reference Staff

reading room bookshelves


Gale Family Library
Minnesota Historical Society Library

Located on the Second Floor of the Minnesota History Center
345 West Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102

Library Hours:
Thursday to Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday to Wednesday: Closed

More Information on Visiting the Library


Contact Us:


Email Us

Visit our Main Website

Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
Hours and More InformationEmail us