Carver County Historical Society
O.D. Sell had a passion for Carver County’s history, from the beginning. He would spend many hours driving around the county, collecting items in order that they might be preserved for the future. This year, marks the 75 anniversary of the official beginning of the Carver County Historical Society...Read More
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  With the help of a Legacy grant and local business, CreatureWorks, the Carver County Historical Society has a new website! Check out new features such as interactive plat map viewers, overlaid over current maps; new school programs; and a wonderful mix of history articles. Check out photos fr...Read More
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The “Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites” exhibit opens at the Carver County Historical Society in Waconia on Saturday, June 7 and will be available for viewing during regular society hours (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday) from June 7 through S...Read More
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The Carver County Historical Society (CCHS) is planning a number of upcoming events, including a Ukrainian Egg Painting activity on April 12 and several day camps that will be held this summer. Ukrainian Egg Painting Easter is coming soon, it is time to get artistic and create some colorful eggs to ...Read More
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by Christopher Aadland MURPHY NEWS SERVICE The fate of one of Carver County’s most historic properties remains unclear as legal issues surrounding the property are ironed out. The Andrew Peterson Farmstead’s previous owner, Ward Holasek, deeded 51 acres of the property to the Carver County Histo...Read More
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By Wendy Peterson Biorn In 2009, Rene Zellweger starred in the film, “New in Town.” Her character was an executive from Florida, sent to New Ulm, Minn., in the dead of winter. She arrives at the Minneapolis airport and notices everyone dressed in heavy coats, boots, hats and mittens. She is in h...Read More
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