The Westonka Historical Society, located on the northwest bank of Lake Minnetonka in western Hennepin County, Minnesota began meeting in 1967. They have online newsletters and history videos for the Westonka area.


WHS Membership information

Westonka Historical Society Online Store



Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Residence Records


Westonka Maps at Minnesota Digital Library

Map of Lake Minnetonka, Hennepin County, Minnesota 1892

Map of Lake Minnetonka, Hennepin County, Minnesota 1892, compliments of the Del-O Café

Map of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota 1888

Map of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota prepared by Streater Lumber Company

Map of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Interim Evacuation Routes, 1956

Map of Water-System, Mound, Minnesota, 1933

The Minnetonka Lake Park Association Grounds, homesteads surrounding Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota 1879




Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Daily Life Records


WHS Westonka area History videos



WHS Newsletter Archive, 1976-2021 online


Photographs & Postcards

WHS Photograph & Postcard collections at Minnesota Digital Library



ONSITE Collections include:

  • Family files of local residents
  • Obituary card collection of local residents
  • House histories
  • Photo collections
  • High school yearbooks – starting with 1923
  • History of local schools, churches, clubs, events, and businesses
  • Tonka Toys records and history


















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