Posts Tagged ‘Dodge County’

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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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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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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Come Visit the Historical Society in the Log House!

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Ever wondered what it would be like to go to school in a one room school house? Well here is your chance to find out! You’re invited to two hours of school in the One Room School House! Children in grades 1-3 are welcome. Please call us or Mary Ann at  635-5508 or e-mail us at dchs@kmtel.com […]

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