Posts Tagged ‘Dodge County History’

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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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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This March we are putting the spot light on Anna Gobble Slingerland. Anna is well known in Dodge County for her ground breaking law suit against her husband Tunis Slingerland Sr. in 1910.  It is said that this may be the first time a woman won a suit like this in Minnesota. Anna came to […]

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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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While walking into our museum have you ever noticed and wondered about that painting we have hanging on the opposite wall? His name is Alonzo Jay Edgerton.  And while you may think that he is displayed solely for his very fashionable beard, he was also a very important citizen of Dodge County.  General Edgerton was […]

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