Quick Facts:

 

Date: Every second Wednesday of the month

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Cost: Free to members/non-members $7

Location: Stearns History Museum

Questions? Contact Sarah Warmka, Archivist (320) 253-8424 or email swarmka@stearns-museum.org

"My Life on the Farm"
Wednesday, November 12, 9:00 am

Minnesotans living on farms in the 1930s hardly had a prosperous life.  Quite the opposite - an agricultural depression dragged on for an entire decade.  The men and women on these farms made enormous sacrifices to keep a roof over the family's head and food on the table.  My Life on the Farm is based on the true story of Mary Jo, a farm girl growing up during The Depression with her rather large family of eighteen.  Follow the story of this family and the mishaps, mayhem and joy this story brings.  These are stories of desperation and hope, love and triumph.  Fall in love with this family as they manage their lives on a small Minnesota farm.



Speakers: Sons of Norway, Trollheim Lodge (St. Cloud)
Wednesday, December 10, 9:00 am
Four members of the Sons of Norway Trollheim Lodge in St. Cloud will give presentations in conjunction with the Museum's exhibit, "New Land, New Life: Norwegian Immigration, 1825 - 1925."  Attendees will be introduced to Norwegian culture as Tolly Vollen will speak about sports and skiing; Rosemary Roehl will share weaving and craft traditions; Frank Roehl will discuss immigration, and Jean Marthaler will talk about genealogy.

Thank You Coborns!

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Breakfast Club bakery items and refreshments are sponsored by Coborn's. For more information about Coborn's please click here.


Stearns History Museum • 235 South 33rd Avenue • St. Cloud, MN  56301   

(320) 253-8424 • Toll free 866-253-8424  info@stearns-museum.org