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

 

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CURRENTLY SCHEDULED
2019 EVENTS

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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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AUTHOR VISIT AND WRITING WORKSHOP!!

Sunday October 13, 1:00 to 4:00 PM MT

Author Charlotte Locklear will be at the Museum for an afternoon program consisting of readings from her book, "Greener Pastutres", a family history writing workshop, Q & A, book signing and sales. 
Refreshments served.  Free and open to the public!  
Co-sponsored by
the Dunn County Historical Society and the Dunn County Writers.
More details to come soon! 


CELEBRATE FAMILY HISTORY MONTH!!

 

SAVE THE DATE!!

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE DUNN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY COMING UP
SUN. OCT. 27th.  
DETAILS WILL BE POSTED SOON!


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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

 

        The Writers will be co-sponsoring author
Charlotte Locklear's program at the Dunn County Museum
on Oct. 13th.  Please see separate listing in this events
section for more info.
  


New members always welcome to join!

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2019 Fundraiser Raffle

All proceeds go to future museum projects!

Winners were drawn at the Cream Can Supper Sept. 7;
list will be posted soon!

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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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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ANNIVERSARY SOUVENIR BLANKETS,
VESTS & MUGS

ON SALE AT THE MUSEUM
OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE.

Please see store page on this website for photos & descriptions.

These items make great gifts!

TTHESEHESEIFTS!!


MUGS ALSO AVAILABLE AT AMERICAN STATE BANK, KILLDEER.

 

 

*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!

 

                                  

 

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.
A ribbon cutting & dedication was held
at the Cream Can Supper 9/8/18.
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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 EVENT

The Dunn County Historical Society
Annual Meeting 2018 Was Held  

Sunday October 28th

At the Dunn County Museum in Dunn Center

BUSINESS MEETING

included election of 3 Board Members, each for a 3 year term.

One position on the board is still vacant. 
Please contact the Museum at 701-548-8111 if interested in serving!


ENTERTAINMENT WAS PROVIDED
BY
CHARLIE BARBER

His interesting and informative program was titled

William "Bill" Langer:
A VOICE for the VOICELESS
as NORTH DAKOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL,
GOVERNOR and US SENATOR,
1914 - 1959

 

REFRESHMENTS WERE SERVED

New members are always welcome! 

Never too late to join!

Thanks to Brad Mosher of the Dunn County Herald
for providing front page coverage !

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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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