Carver County Historical Society
The Carver County Historical Society is planning a tour of Laketown Chocolates in Waconia. Chocolate has a long and rich history. Truffles, chocolate bars, hot cocoa, chocolate syrup — it is a versatile product. Join the Carver County Historical Society as it explores the history of chocolate back...Read More
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By Wendy Peterson Biorn, Carver County Historical Society A news article by U.S. Today recently announced the top 10 disappearing jobs in the US. One job, a word processor or typist, had a 10 year decline of 54 percent. The reason given for the decline was advances in technology and computers (Hess,...Read More
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Introduction by Wendy Peterson Biorn, director of the Carver County Historical Society The Carver County Historical Society is proud to announce we are hosting a new traveling exhibit, Uncle Sam’s New Deal. This exhibit features the depression era, Works Progress Administration, later renamed Work...Read More
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During the Great Depression, New Deal programs brought relief to America’s poor and helped stabilize its economy. Find out how at “Uncle Sam’s New Deal,” a new exhibit at Carver County Historical Society, opening Saturday, March 23. “Uncle Sam’s New Deal” illuminates the federal govern...Read More
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Join Carver County Parks Department and the Carver County Historical Society for a great event designed for the whole family. The event is called “A Journey Through Winter” and provides a day of unique opportunities for the entire family. Cross-country skiing, snow shelter building, winter survi...Read More
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By Wendy Peterson Biorn Carver County Historical Society Diseases, plagues and epidemics have occurred throughout time. Virus and bacteria evolve and change making irradiation almost impossible. Carver County is not immune, having its share of outbreaks. Several of the worse include a diphtheria out...Read More
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