Join us for an informative lecture about the establishment of the Mormon Summer Quarters in Fort Calhoun. Lecture presented by Dr. Richard Bennett, Director of the Mormon Trail Center in Florence, and Professor Emeritus at Brigham Young University. This early Mormon settlement was an agricultural operation, started on the remains of Fort Atkinson. It was
The Museum is looking for information on old trade tokens for a new exhibit. In the 1800s, local businesses created “trade tokens.” Most tokens are good for a certain monetary amount in trade, hence the nickname “good fors.” Among the earliest adopters of trade tokens were saloons, pool halls, ice suppliers and general stores. These
Crimes, mysteries and bad behavior in Washington County? No…… $10 at the museum and the Chamber of Commerce office in Blair. Also available from the Blair Historic Preservation Alliance online at www.blairhistory.org FREE with your $50 or higher donation to the museum.