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

 

COMING UP:

PLEASE

SCROLL DOWN FOR INFO ON
CURRENTLY SCHEDULED
2018 EVENTS

 

            RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

2018 PRIZES ARE:

1.)1/4 Beef, processed

2.) Cedar Post Office Box Bank made byRodney Wolf

3.) $100 cash

4.)Red Enamel Coated Cookware Set

5.) One Month pass to Killdeer Aquatics Center

6.)DCHS Souvenier Basket

AVAILABLE AT THE MUSEUM

DURING REGULAR OPEN HOURS,
at AMERICAN STATE BANK in Killdeer, 
UNION BANK in Halliday,

OR FROM DCHS BOARD &
MUSEUM COMMITTEE MEMBERS 

$5 each, or a book of 10 for $45.

PROCEEDS GO TO PROJECTS AT THE MUSEUM, INCLUDING COMPLETION OF
MANNING BANK INTERIOR RENOVATIONS 

AND FUTURE FACILITY EXPANSION

DRAWING AT THE CREAM CAN SUPPER
SAT. SEPT. 8th.

You don't need to be present to win.

  DCHS not responsible for shipping/ delivery costs.

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SAVE THE DATE:
2018 CREAM CAN SUPPER,
SILENT AUCTION,
RAFFLE PRIZE DRAWING
SAT. SEPT. 8th

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR SPECIFIC INFO

 

SUMMER 2018
Opening of the interior exhibits in the newly renovated Manning Bank building.
Many of the major pieces are now in the Bank.
Please stop by to take a look.
Final exhibit completion will be later in the summer.
Dedication at the Cream Can Supper 9/8/18.

 

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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 MONTHLY MEETING

    

         WRITE ON!

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

PLEASE NOTE: NO MTG JULY 2018

  

   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
Director Jennifer Strange:
541-944-4131
/dunncountywriters@hotmail.com

 

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*NEWS FLASH!*

SPECIAL EXHIBIT
now thru Sept 2018

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!

SOME EXHIBITS WERE CHANGED THIS SUMMER
so stop by to see what's new!

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

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WE'RE MAKING PLANS FOR 2018's event...

Wonder what a "Cream Can Supper" is?

Well, here's your chance to find out!

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                  ANNUAL CREAM      

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Dunn County Historical Museum

Dunn Center, North Dakota


 

Sat. Sept. 8, 2018


Serving begins at 5PM and continues

'til the food is gone. Come early to be sure of a spot!

RAIN OR SHINE!! 

Musical entertainment by
Marvin Entze & Friends

Door prizes!

Old time demonstrations!

 

RAFFLE DRAWING!


SILENT AUCTION!

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DEDICATION
OF THE
INTERIOR RENOVATION

OF THE

HISTORIC MANNING BANK!

2017'S SUPPER WAS A

FUNDRAISER FOR THIS PROJECT. 
PLEASE JOIN US IN CELEBRATING
THE OPENING OF THIS NEW EXHIBIT SPACE!

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Cream Can Supper is a variety of vegetables & sausage boiled together in an authentic old fashioned cream can. 

Rolls, desserts, coffee and lemonade
will be served with meal.

2018 price: Adults: $15; Kids 6-12: $5; under 6: Free

All Museum gift shop items will be 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 will be 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.
(But the supper happens rain or shine!)

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Annual Meeting 2018 TBA  
Usually the last Sunday of October

Plans are underway for a speaker and dinner !

Please check back for details!

New members are always welcome! 

Never too late to join!

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The 2017 Annual Meeting
of the
Dunn County Historical Society

took place at the Museum on
Sun. Oct. 29th.


  Included in the activities that afternoon were a business meeting, a program on the

Military Escort Wagon Restoration

by David Watkins ,
piano and vocal music by

Amanda & Mike Housel,
followed by a dinner of
sausage, baked beans, chips, pickles,
coffee / lemonade,& a variety of home baked desserts.

Our thanks to David, Mike & Amanda for an entertaining and informative time!

 

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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

Meat provided by the VFW.

People brought salads, side dishes & desserts

to share.


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

2019
CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS!

                     

Other activities may be taking place in Dunn Center. 

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


                                                               Parade  of March 20, 2010

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Dunn Center 4th of July Events

2019


Parade

Potluck Picnic at

Dunn Center Park

 

The City of Dunn Center is

now sponsoring these events.

Please check with them for more information.

DETAILS TBA!

 

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

 

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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!!

MUGS ALSO AVAILABLE AT AMERICAN STATE BANK, KILLDEER.


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