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(701) 548-8111
PO Box 86
Dunn Center, ND 58626
Events 

 

COMING UP:

PLEASE

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CURRENTLY SCHEDULED
2019 & 2020 EVENTS

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE!

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SCHOOL GROUPS 

ARE WELCOME TO VISIT THE MUSEUM DURING THE YEAR

even when we don't have regular daily hours!

  PLEASE CALL AHEAD!

Activities are available,
including a scavenger hunt
and possible use of

our one room school house

for a "Pioneer School Day"!

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Commemorative Blankets, Mugs & Vests
are available through our Store Page on this website.  
They make great Chritmas gifts!  
Local delivery is available.


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ON - GOING

MONTHLY MEETING

    

    WRITE ON!

DUNN COUNTY WRITERS
meets the first Tuesday of every month,
6 to 8 PM, at the Dunn County Museum
in Dunn Center.

(Subject to change; NO Jan.2020 meeting.)

  

   Each meeting features Meet & Greet
and a workshop-style Guided Writing Exercise
followed by sharing.

DCW is an innovative and independent gathering
of grassroots writers on the Western Edge. 
We offer a supportive environment for exploring all facets
of creative writing.
  All genres and experience levels are welcome.

For more information contact
Collette (Koko) Gjermundson :
701-690-3866
/dunncountywriters@hotmail.com 


New members always welcome to join!

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Dunn County Historical Society's Annual Fundraiser Event!!

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                          CREAM
CAN SUPPER                                                                                          was held                                                                                                                             

                                        SAT. SEPT. 7

Dunn County Historical Museum

Dunn Center, North Dakota

THE WEATHER WASN'T CO-OPERATIVE, BUT THOSE WHO BRAVED THE POURING RAIN WERE TREATED TO ENTERAINMENT BY THE PRAIRIE ROSE CHORUS OF THE SWEET ADELINES, A WARM & FILLING MEAL FOLLOWED BY DELICIOUS HOME MADE ICE CREAM BY DAVID WATKINS, AND A TIME OF CONVERSATION WITH FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS!

 

STAY TUNED FOR 2020 PLANS!



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Wondering what a Cream Can Supper is?  

 

The Cream Can Supper meal is sausage and a variety of vegetables boiled
together in an authentic old fashioned cream cans. 

Rolls, pickles, an array of home made desserts - including handmade
ice cream by David Watkins - coffee and lemonade
will be served with meal.

Families welcome!!

Kids not excited about sausage and veggies? 

There will be a kids meal option available - Taco in a Bag - for those 12 and under!

2019 Price was: Adults: $20; Kids 6-12: $5; under 6: Free

Price includes meal, admission to the museum, music performance,
old time demonstrations, & the chance to win door prizes. 
And, you will be supporting the museum and it's future exhibits!

Special pricing available for nursing home or assisted living facility groups; call for info. 


All Museum gift shop items available for sale, including limited edition Anniversary Souvenirs!

Please see the store page on this website
for photos & descriptions of the

anniversary souvenir items.

 

Museum is open free of charge for dinner guests

for short visits beginning at 4PM on that evening.

Some areas may not be open if the weather is poor and we have
to set up tables inside.
But the supper happens rain or shine!

(Regular admission applies 10AM to 4PM that day.)

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*NEWS FLASH!*

SPECIAL EXHIBIT
HELD OVER FOR 2019!!

ORIGINAL RESTORED MILITARY ESCORT WAGON  

NOW ON DISPLAY!!!

Our museum is proud to announce the loan of this wonderful piece of history!

Featured in a front page article in the Dickinson Press!

Please see photos on
our "About Us" page.

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THE DUNN COUNTY MUSEUM HAS A SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY
AT THE HIGH PLAINS CULTURAL CENTER IN KILLDEER

Featured cases include a display of recently digitized Leo Harris photos,
Killdeer history, an extensive record album collection,
county and railroad history, a collection of Centennial china,
and much more!

Admission is free!

Stop by to see what's new!

SQUARE DANCE MEMORIBILIA
& MINIATURE DISH COLLECTION
Thanks to the Schaper Family and Millie Hauck!

 

 

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Dunn Center 4th of July Events

Please check back for more details in the Spring of 2020.

 

The City of Dunn Center is

now sponsoring these events.

Please check with them for more information.

701-548-8130

 

The Museum will be open on July 4th, 10 AM to 4 PM!

 

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Past events....

RECENTLY HELD EVENT

AUTHOR VISIT AND WRITING WORKSHOP!!

Celebrate National Family History Month!

Charlotte Renner Locklear,  
author of “Greener Pastures”
was at the
Dunn County Museum, Dunn Center
Sun. Oct.13, 1 to 4 PM MT

Charlotte read from her recent book, which is a history of the Kopp and Renner families of the Richardton area.  She also lead a workshop on writing your own family’s history, give tips on writing form, answered questions
and signed copies of her book.
 
“Greener Pastures” was available for purchase at the event.

Copies are also still available through the Dunn Conuty Museum.

Refreshments were served; all writing abilities welcome!

Free and open to the public.

More info: 701-260-1650 or www.dunncountymuseum.org

Co-sponsored by Dunn County Writers &
Dunn County Historical Society

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Past Event:  Took place on.....

Sun. Nov. 24, 2019

2:00 pm Mountain Time

ANNUAL MEETING
of the
DUNN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Business Meeting,
including election of 3 directors:
2 for three year terms, and one for a two year term.

Bill Flaget, Trevor Hauck and Pam Hartman were

re-elected to the open director's positions.

Refreshments were served & door prizes drawn.

New members are always welcome.
Please join us next year - date TBA!


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2019 Fundraiser Raffle

All proceeds go to future museum projects!

Winners were drawn at the Cream Can Supper Sept. 7.

PRIZES:

1) Quarter beef, processed
2) Four $25 gift certificates for the Buckskin Bar & Grill,
Killdeer, ND

3)Killdeer Aquatic Center - 1 month pass

4) Case International 886 Toy Tractor 
1/16th scale diecast collectible,
donated by West Plains Implement

5) Shakespeare  AG 25 Agility Fishing Reel,

donated by Andrus Outdoors

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SUMMER 2018
We celebrated the opening of the
interior exhibits in the newly renovated
Manning Bank building.
Many of the major pieces are now in the Bank.
Final exhibit completion is ongoing.

Work is being done on the back room, incorporating the donation of the ORIGINAL counter that was in the Bank in the 1920's!
A ribbon cutting & dedication was held
at the Cream Can Supper 9/8/18.
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PAST EVENT:

DEDICATION OF THE NEWLY COMPLETED 

DUNN COUNTY MUSEUM

VETERAN'S MONUMENT
TOOK PLACE ON
MEMORIAL DAY
MAY 29, 2017

in the courtyard at the Museum. 

  Over 110 people attended!

   Ceremony was co-ordinated by the Killdeer VFW

and Halliday Auxiliary

Community Band provided music.

POT LUCK LUNCH FOLLOWED
AT THE MUSEUM


PLEASE STOP BY TO SEE THE NEW MONUMENT

Join us in honoring Dunn County veterans who gave
their lives in service to their country.

89 names are inscribed on the monument.

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION

2020

A parade may be taking place in Dunn Center. 

Please call the City Hall at 701-548-8130 for details.


Please check back to see if the museum will be open.


                                                                                                                                                           Parade  of March 20, 2010

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