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Wadena County Historical Society
December 2, 2016
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
Holiday Tea and Open House set for Dec. 8 The Wadena County Historical Society will hold their annual Holiday Tea and Open House on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. All are welcome to come and enjoy freshly brewed tea, holiday treats and live Christmas...
December 2, 2016 - 12:10am
November 11, 2016
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 10 edition
'Coming of Age: The 1968 Generation,' exhibit on view through Dec. 30
November 11, 2016 - 12:10am
September 3, 2016
'Fur Trade in Minnesota' highlighted in traveling exhibit
Explore the fascinating people and places of Minnesota's first global business in "Fur Trade in Minnesota," a new traveling exhibit from the...
September 3, 2016 - 8:15am
Wadena County Historical Society looks to the future
The Wadena County Historical Society is celebrating 78 years of preserving and perpetuating the history of the county this year and is in need of more space. Through the years, the historical society has been fortunate to have generous supporters that make it possible for the organization...
June 3, 2016 - 12:08am
May 31, 2016
Wadena County Historical Society to participate in Blue Star Museums
The Wadena County Historical Society has announced their launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active...
May 31, 2016 - 12:08am
March 29, 2016
Spring Legacy Program series underway in Wadena
The Wadena County Historical Society's Spring Legacy Program Series opened Sunday with a performance by singer/songwriter Elisa Korenne.
March 29, 2016 - 8:15am
December 4, 2015
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 3
Holiday Tea and Open House at Wadena County Museum Dec. 9 The Wadena County Historical Society invites the community to attend a Holiday Tea and Open House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the Wadena County Museum. Join board members and staff for a relaxing afternoon...
December 4, 2015 - 8:15am
July 18, 2015
Wadena County excavation gives view of 18th century fur trade
Results of the survey and excavation of Little Round Hill and Cadotte Post in Wadena County provide a look into the fur trade in the late eighteenth...
July 18, 2015 - 12:08am
February 27, 2015
A step back in time...
History came alive Saturday afternoon with costumed interpreters stationed throughout the Wadena County Historical Museum to teach and provide...
February 27, 2015 - 12:08am
July 20, 2014
Churches of Wadena: part one
Wadena is distinguished for its many fine churches. The 1927 issue of the Pioneer Journal described those that were flourishing in Wadena at the time. St. Ann's Catholic Church The history of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church dates back to the first years of the community's founding...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
May 25, 2014
First recorded Memorial Day exercises were in 1884
Memorial Day was once known as Decoration Day, a time to decorate the graves of veterans. Following the Civil War many communities set aside a day to mark the end of the war as a memorial to those who had died. This was especially common in southern cities. It is believed that...
May 25, 2014 - 12:00am
May 5, 2014
First concert for Wadena Concert Association held in 1955
Lina Belar, Interim Exexcutive Director, Wadena County Historical Society Sunday night’s incredible performance of “Les Trompettes” at the Memorial Auditorium inspired me to research the beginnings of the Wadena Area Concert Association. As usual, I turned to...
May 5, 2014 - 12:00am
April 1, 2014
The Black family and Black's Grove from the writings of Robert C. Zosel
"Captain John Black was a Captain in the British Merchant Marine and captained a British clipper ship named "The City of Glasgow. In those times it was proper for a Captain to take his wife and family with him. He did this, taking his wife and two older children with him on one voyage....
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
November 6, 2013
From mess kits to mortar rounds
Lina Belar, Interim Exucutive Director, WCHS From mess kits to mortar rounds, these artifacts in the collection of the Wadena County Historical...
November 6, 2013 - 9:19am