The Free Press, Mankato, MN


August 15, 2013

Brown County commemorates events of 1862

Historic tours, free admission to BCHS museum Aug. 24


Reservations are required for the guided historic tours to Milford and Leavenworth. The $20 fee includes the cost of bus transportation to the sites. To make reservations or for more information, call 507-233-2626 or go to:

If you go What Free Museum Day When 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 24 Where Brown County Historical Society, 2 North Broadway, New Ulm More info No admission fee Aug. 24 to see museum exhibits, including "Never Shall I Forget" on the third floor, which is dedicated to U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Also on display that day, "120 Years of Wanda Gag," works by New Ulm native and author/illustrator of "One Million Cats," with 1 p.m. children's program. Museum regular summer hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults who are not BCHS members.

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