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

 

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CURRENTLY SCHEDULED
2018 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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   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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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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ON - GOING

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.

(Subject to change; please call the number
listed below for current info.)

  

   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

 

       

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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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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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WE'RE ALREADY MAKING PLANS FOR 2019'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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                              DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

Dunn County Historical Museum

Dunn Center, North Dakota




Serving begins at 5PM and continues

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

RAIN OR SHINE!! 

Musical entertainment!

Door prizes!

Old time demonstrations!

 

RAFFLE DRAWING!


SILENT AUCTION!

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

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 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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 DRAWING FOR OUR ANNUAL RAFFLE
WAS HELD AT
THE CREAM CAN SUPPER
SAT. SEPT. 8, 2018

 

2018 RAFFLE PRIZE WINNERS ARE:

1.)1/4 Beef, processed: Walter Bolte

2.) Cedar Post Office Box Bank made byRodney Wolf:
Teresa Crevier

3.) $100 cash: Linda Cooksey

4.)Red Enamel Coated Cookware Set: Roger Brew

5.) One Month pass to Killdeer Aquatics Center: Grant Brown

6.)DCHS Souvenier Basket: Inky Paulson

CONGRATULATIONS!!

Thanks to all who purchased tickets!

PROCEEDS ARE GOING TO PROJECTS AT THE MUSEUM,
I
NCLUDING COMPLETION OF
MANNING BANK INTERIOR RENOVATIONS 

AND FUTURE FACILITY EXPANSION

 

 

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 will hopefully be over
the winter of 2018 - 2019.
A ribbon cutting & dedication was held
at the Cream Can Supper 9/8/18.
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PAST EVENT:

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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