SUMMER 2017: We will also be open Mondays through Labor Day!



Please come with us on our journey as we move to make the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude a viable, self-sustaining ministry dedicated to the past of our unique area.

debraDebra Graham is a descendant of pioneers of the Camas Prairie and is fascinated by the tools and treasures the first homesteaders brought with them. She welcomes visitors, coordinates volunteers and office tasks, helps maintain the database of artifacts, and much more.

shirleyShirley Gehring labels artifacts for display, keeps track of members and helps coordinate events such as the annual Fall Lecture Series. In her work she says, "bygone days are relived once again as I thumb through photo albums and peek into archival boxes to discover preserved treasures of yesteryear."

joanSister Joan Smith works to remove artifacts that are no longer appropriate in the collection. She is ensuring the focus remains on the history of North Central Idaho and that every artifact shares an important part of these stories.

fredFred Kelley is a volunteer as well as an oblate of the Monastery. He performs the heavy work of packing and moving artifacts as well as taking photos as the collection is properly accessioned.

susanSusan Groves works at the Museum twenty hours a week and is excited about sharing the history of the area. She helps maintain the database of artifacts and most recently coordinated a display focusing on artifacts that are handmade.

judyJudy Forsman volunteers at the Museum on Wednesdays and helps with data entry and office tasks. She also volunteers at the Monastery and is especially good at making people feel welcome.

frankFrank Halter is a long-term volunteer who can be seen assisting with a variety of Monastery events and endeavors. He helps welcome guests to the Museum and collaborates on Museum projects.