Friday, August 24
Leavenworth Rescue Tour
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tours start at the Brown County Historical Society (BCHS). Tickets are required. $15 from the BCHS.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Providing a broad, academic perspective on various aspects of the U.S.-Dakota War.
Dr. Mary Lethert Wingerd, "North Country: The Making of Minnesota"
Dr. Elden Lawrence, "The Peace Seekers"
Dr. Zabelle Stodola, "Snana: Minnesota's Pocahontas"
Walter Bachman, "Differing Portrayals of the War Over Time: Political Correctness in 1900 and 2012"
Dr. Julie Humann Anderson, "Reconciling Memory: Landscapes, Commemorations and Enduring Conflicts of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862"
Turner Halle, 102 South State St., New Ulm
Free admission. Lunch is available for purchase at Turner Halle.
Milford Historical Area Tour
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tours start at the BCHS. Tickets are required. $15 from the BCHS.
Downtown Battlefield Walking Tour
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tours begin every 15 minutes between 1:00 and 2:00. Tours are one hour long. $3 per person. Purchase at BCHS.
"Dogs in the Hot Moon and Behind the Barricades" Play
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
New Ulm DAC Auditorium, 15 North State St.
For tickets, visit http//www.newulmact.com/
Milford Marker Dedication
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Junior Pioneers. 5.5 miles west of New Ulm on Hwy. 29.
BCHS "Never Shall I Forget" Exhibit Open House
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Brown County Historical Society