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This year’s benefit will be held on November 5th at the Event Center in Kasson from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Money generated at the Benefit will help us cope with the increasing demands and challenges of operating the DCHS Museum. Along with the expenses resulting from the upkeep of our historic buildings located throughout […]

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A new textile exhibit featuring a part of our collection of wedding dresses and other attire will be opening this June.   An exhibit member reception will be held at 7:00 pm on June 26t.  Don’t miss the opportunity to see this exhibit! One of the featured dresses is an 1874 Alpaca wool weddin fress […]

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Michael Dresbach arrived in the Minnesota Territory in 1855.  In 1856 he laid claim to the quarter section near Dodge Center where he eventually built his home.  He was a veteran of the Civil War and in 1877 was elected to the state legislature.   Rick Welch had invited us to tour this home on […]

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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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In July of 1917 Dodge County officially formed a chapter for the American Red Cross.  However, the work for Red Cross and the war effort had begun earlier that year when the first of Dodge County men went into the service at Fort Snelling.  By the time those men left Minnesota for training in New […]

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