Litchfield Visitors Bureau
G.A.R. Hall
Meeker County Museum
Historic Downtown Litchfield

Discover historic meeker county

What You’ll Need

Start your day by visiting the G.A.R. Hall (Grand Army of the Republic Hall). This historic building served as a meeting place for Union veterans of the American Civil War. Explore the exhibits and learn about the local history.

Take a stroll through downtown and learn about the history of the Litchfield Commercial District. Access the brochure HERE or stop by the Visitors Bureau office (219 N Sibley Ave.) to grab a map.

Sit down for lunch at Parkview Grille, a local restaurant known for its delicious food and friendly atmosphere. In the summer, enjoy your food al fresco with a view of beautiful Central Park.

After lunch, head to the Darwin Twine Ball, located just 6 miles East of Litchfield. This quirky attraction is the world’s largest ball of twine made by one man. There is also a small museum and gift shop that’s worth a visit.

Your last stop is the Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum. Housed in the historic Universal Laboratories building, this center showcases a variety of interesting exhibits and events.

The historian

Meeker County holds a rich and storied past that continues to shape its present-day charm. Established in 1856, this historic county boasts a diverse tapestry of cultural heritage.

GAR Hall
Downtown Walking Tour
Lunch @ Parkview
Darwin Twine Ball
Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum