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New and Renewed Displays

The museum has several new exhibits, including

  • Exhibit in honor of Governor Christianson, Lac qui Parle native, including dresses worn by his First Lady while he was in office.
  • Exhibit in honor of our county law enforcement officers and employees, including information on bank robberies that took place in Dawson, Marietta and Madison.
  • Back to the 50’s exhibit, which will tell the story of what it was like to grow up in the era of the 50’s, includes a Jungers Oil Heater, a Shellane Gas Range, a Dexter Twin Tub Washing Machine, and many more 50’s items.

Also some changes have been made to existing exhibits, including a new and better location for Ethel Melum’s doll collection, and a new area for the General Store exhibit.