Historical Society featuring a history of the rail

Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 19, 2024

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The Mower County Historical Society will host its next Lunchbox History  event at noon on Thursday June 27, in the Pioneer Building with local historian, educator, and author Dean Ulland as he explores the railroad coming to Mower County. 

Ulland will discuss how the early days of the railroad transformed “From Trails to Rails 1854-1867.” 

Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the event is free. 

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Speakers for the rest of the 2024 Lunchbox History Series are listed below: 

July 18: Dr. Anita Gaul with “FAQ’s about Minnesota’s New State Flag & Seal”

July 25: Randal J. Forster with “Gertrude Ellis Travels Abroad in 1889”

Aug. 22: Speaker and topic are still pending

Sept. 28: Tim Ruzek with “Austin Floods”