Friday, December 21, 2012

Christmas Coffee at the Brandon History Center

Brandon MN
Thank you to everyone who joined us for coffee, goodies and Christmas Wishes!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Christmas Coffee & Cookies

Brandon MN
Come join your friends and neighbors for some goodies at the Brandon History Center.  Use the main front door of the Brandon Auditorium.  Check out our history displays.  Register for Brandon Bucks.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Central Lakes State Trail Sign

Brandon MN
This new sign was placed between Highway 82 and Front Street on the bike trail.
There are also signs on the trail in Fergus Falls, Dalton, Ashby, Evansville, Garfield, Alexandria and Osakis.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

WPA Mural Painted by Elsa Jemne for the Historic Brandon Auditorium

 Brandon MN   This WPA mural depicts a stagecoach way station established in the 1850's when the government built a road to Fort Abercrombie on the Red River Trail.  The mural also depicts a stagecoach and Indians in canoes.  In the lower picture the artist Elsa Jemne, is looking at the mural which she painted for the new Brandon Auditorium in 1936.

Front Street in mid 1950's

Brandon MN

Monday, October 29, 2012

The Center Piece Fall 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

St. Mary's School 8th Grade Graduation Class of 1967

Millerville MN

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Girl Friends From Millerville in The Mid 1950's

Patsy Lorsung, Suzie Botzet, Jeraldine Lorsung,Florence Bettin, Janice Roers

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

St. Mary's Solemn Communion Class May 29, 1949

Millerville MN

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Brandon History Center Hours

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Hunters Ready For Action

Looks like they have four dogs. Guess they must be hunting some kind of birds.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Pitching hay for farm animals

Millerville MN
Lucille and Tony Daas

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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Monday, August 27, 2012

August 16,2012 West Douglas County Record

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

One last look at the dual water towers in Brandon

Brandon MN
The water tower that was erected in 1940 was taken down on August 15, 2012.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Visiting with Hulda Rossum during the Brandon Summerfest

Lois Smedstad, Lucille Fjoslien, Jean Johnson
Bob Ostlund in the doorway
Hulda's family picture and samples of her art work

Janet Nelson,  Hulda Rossum
Hulda Rossum,  Norma Scherrer
Hulda Rossum, Rita Plaster,  Kathy Thoennes
Jared, Tammy Lund, Hulda Rossum
Lois Erickson, Claudia Carlson West
Chris Korkowski,  Hulda Rossum
Lois Smedstad,  Hulda Rossum
Lynn, Hulda Rossum
Mary Rossum, Sherry Morical, Hulda Rossum
Maryann Ostlund,  Hulda Rossum
Millie,  Don Bitzan
Nancy Gulbrandon
Sherry, Todd, Nolan Morical,  Hulda Rossum
Virgie Morical,  Hulda Rossum
Diann Guenther,  Hulda Rossum

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Meet Hulda Rossum at the Brandon History Center

Saturday August 4th from 1 to 2 P.M.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

The Center Piece July 2012