Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Due to lack of interest by the county this event has been canceled.  We are truly sorry to all those this may inconvenience.  Thank you to everyone who did sign up and to Mark Moran for his willingness to work with us.   Mark Moran will be at Dodge County Historical Society on Saturday, August […]

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Is coming to Mantorville Opera House April 30th at 8pm Chris Vallillo is a nationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and folk musician who makes the people and places of “unmetropolitan” America come to life in song. Tickets are $15.00 and are available by calling 507.696.6986 This event is a benefit for the restoration of the Wasioja Recruiting Station. […]

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Sunday, April 19th 4 p.m. Dodge Center American Legion Building   It is important to note that there was NO quorum at the DCHS Annual Meeting last month.  If we fail to have a quorum two years in a row the Dodge County Historical Society must be dissolved and the assets become the property of […]

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Come on out for a fun evening and support the Dodge County Historical Society! November 6th, 2014 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at the Kasson Event Center. Tickets are $20.00 in advanced or $25.00 at the door. You can purchase tickets through any of our lovely board members or the Dodge County Historical Society’s Museum.  You […]

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Stop on by the Dodge County Historical Society Museum for a chance to look at the living history displays, along with the great buildings we have on our campus.  There will also be an opportunity to participate in the hawk throw and archery activities. Downtown there will be a lot of fun activities. Activities include a costume […]

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Annual Meeting

The Dodge County Historical Society Annual Meeting will be held on March 15th. “Old School Café” in Mantorville. Social hour 5:00 PM – Dinner 6:00 – Meeting 7:15 Choice for Dinner    Chicken Kiev – Barbeque Ribs Contact dchs@kmtel for your dinner choice.    

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1921 Time Capsule Opened

September 14 –   Attending were  those that will graduate from KM in 2014 to Maxine Harris who graduated in 1932.  The previous Mantorville school and grounds have been purchased by Dodge County for their much needed expansion and parking. Dodge County will be able to remodel and reuse the newer sections of the buildings but not the […]

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Wasioja Civil War Days

 Congratulations to the Staff of WCWD for a great event. The Historical Societ’s tent featured the GAR.  We were excited to display our new exhibit of GAR artifacts.  Thanks Museology for their expert work.  The original Orcutt GAR flag was displayed.  “A Mothers Story” play sponsored by the HS Society was popular.  Approximately 600 people […]

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Wasioja Civil War Days

Don’t miss the Dodge County Historical Society tent at Civil War Days, June 15 and 16.  It will be an opportunity to see the Orcutt Post 167 GAR flag. Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was formed by veterans of the Civil War as they woke to the reality of recovery from war. This had […]

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