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.
- A new room for the military exhibit, containing items from the Civil War to Desert Storm.
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.