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US- Dakota War Commemoration

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Name: US- Dakota War Commemoration
Date: August 21, 2017 - August 27, 2017
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Event Description:
US - Dakota War Commemoration - Visit for full details.

AUGUST 21-27, U.S. Dakota War Week Commemoration
Monday August 21, Tipi Life/Buffalo Learning Trunk program with the Lower Sioux Agency. This program is
                                hands-on and open to all ages,
 BCHS Annex at 5pm.

Tuesday August 22, Lunch and a Bite of History, Author Curtis Dahlin will be presenting "More on the Dakota                                           War", BCHS Annex at noon. 
Historian Dan Hoisington film presentation, New Ulm Public Library at 7pm.

Wednesday August 23, Lunch and a Bite of History, Independent Author and Historian John Labatte,                                                         Dakota-Settler Relations Prior to the Dakota War of 1862. BCHS Annex at noon.
Traditional Dakota Gardening with the Lower Sioux Agency, Sleepy Eye Library at 6:30pm.

Thursday August 24, Dave Martinka, the "Dakota War in Pictures", Springfield Library at 1pm. 

                                Glenn Wasicuna will be presenting on "Dakota Way of Life, "New Ulm Public Library at 7pm.

Friday August 25,     Lunch and a Bite of History, Corinne Marz, Three Vignettes: Remembering Clara Wilson,                                          Susan White, and Otis White/ President Lincoln's 1861 Special Order and the 1862                                                    Executions/ Indian Agent Charles E. Flandrau's Census and Accounting Records. BCHS                                          Annex at noon.
                                * Leavenworth Rescue Bus Tour! The bus departs at 9:30am and will return approximately 
                                 3:30pm. The cost of the tour is $55 per person and includes lunch. Space is limited so 
                                 reserve your space today.

Saturday August 26, Minnesota River/Fort Ridgley Bus Tour! Learn about the river valley formation and the history 
                                  along the way. The bus departs at 9:30am and will return approximately 3:30pm. The cost 
                                  of the tour is $55 per person and includes lunch. Space is limited so reserve your space 

Sunday August 27,  Cemetery Tour in the oldest part the New Ulm Cemetery at 2 pm. Come learn a little history
                                 in one of the most unique cemeteries around. The tour will last approximately 1 1/2 hours.
                               * The Kiesling House will be open Friday August 25 through Sunday August 27 from 1-4 pm                                        each day. Admission is $3 per person with children age 5 and under free. Call 507-351-2636                                    or visit for more information.
Date/Time Information:
August 14 - 21
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