Finnish Pioneer Park
The purpose of the Cokato Finnish American Historical Society is to preserve the history of the Finnish pioneers and others who settled in
this area of Wright County. The society is a self supporting non profit organization. The society holds many educational and social events during the year.
" All Aboard"
Storyteller, Bob Gasch will trace the development of the railroad in this area during its heyday. The most exciting thing happening in town was at the railroad station until the mid twenties when the trucks and cars began to take over the job of transporting people and goods.
Program will start at noon in Temperance Hall.
Business Meeting Dates
July 12th Monday 6:30pm Sept 13th Monday 6:30pm
at Temperance Hall
Stay Connected with
Membership entitles you to receive the Newsletter, which is published three time per year. Highlights from the spring newsletter is the Honoring Historian Audrey Tack, Honored Veteran Ken Aho, Spring Program "All Aboard" the trains that stopped in Cokato. Dave Bajari's story reminisces about the last spring of country school 50 years ago.
Historical Society Videos
In partnership with the Cokato Museum the Cokato Finnish American Historical Society is making informational videos to be posted on YouTube. Our goal is to have a video for each on the historical buildings at the Finnish Pioneer Park.