150th Commemoration Events of the U.S.-Dakota war of 1862

Wed, 2012-06-06 06:01 -- Julianna.Olsen
Event Date(s): 
Aug 24 2012 (All day)


The Brown County Historical Society
2 North Broadway St.
New Ulm, MN 56073
United States
Phone: 507-233-2616

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. 
Free admission.

BCHS "Never Shall I Forget" Exhibit Open House
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Brown County Historical Society
Free admission.




Event Organization: 
The Brown County Historical Society