2013 U.S. -Dakota War Commemoration List of Events Aug. 19-25


12 p.m.-BCHS Annex-Lois Glewwe discusses her topic, Trails of Tears

6 p.m.-MLC Auditorium-“Dakota 38” film screening and discussion.


12 p.m.-BCHS Annex-John Isch discusses his topic, “The Dakota After the War”

6:30-8 p.m. -New Ulm Battery-Tour of the Battery-2000 N. Spring St.


12 p.m.-BCHS Annex-Curtis Dahlin discusses “Civil War Soldiers & Dakota War”

6 p.m.-New Ulm Library meeting room-Family & Friends of Dakota Uprising Victims. Jan Klein will co-host a panel discussion


9:30 a.m. – Luxury Van tour-Milford-Reservations required-$20

12 p.m.-BCHS Annex-Mark Diedrich discusses his topic, “Old Betsey”

1 p.m.-Luxury Van tour-Leavenworth-Reservations required-$20

5:30 p.m.-Luxury Van tour-Milford-Reservations required-$20

6 p.m.-New Ulm Library meeting room-Mark Diedrich discusses “Little Crow”


8:30 a.m.-Luxury Van tour-Leavenworth-Reservations required-$20

11 a.m. – Katie Gropper Walking Tour for children-reservations required

1 p.m.-Luxury Van tour-Milford-Reservations required-$20

1:30 p.m.-Downtown Battlefield Walking Tour for adults-reservations required-$3

5:30 p.m.-Luxury Van tour-Leavenworth-Reservations required-$20


9:30 a.m.-Luxury van tour-Milford-Reservations required-$20

10 a.m.-BCHS Museum-Local Author Book Signing Session

11 a.m. – Katie Gropper Walking Tour for children -reservations required

1 p.m.-New Ulm Library meeting room-Native American culture program for children

1 p.m.-Luxury Van tour-Leavenworth – Reservations required – $20

1 p.m.-Downtown Battlefield Walking Tour for adults -reservations required – $3

2 p.m.-New Ulm Library meeting room //Wanda Gag House Association children’s craft program

5 p.m.-Luxury Van tour-Mitford-Reservations required-$20



Visit Award-Winning 3rd Floor Exhibit “Never Shall I Forget”


1 p.m.-New Ulm City Cemetery-Junior Pioneers cemetery program with tours

All events are free of charge unless otherwise noted. Programs are subject to change.

Sponsored by the Brown County Historical Society, Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity, New Ulm Battery, New Ulm Public Library and the Wanda Gag House Association.

Brown County Historical Society is located at 2 N. Broadway St. BCHS Annex is directly behind the main museum building at 12 N. Broadway St. Call Meghan if you have questions at 507.233.2620

New Ulm Library is located at 17 N. Broadway St. Call Kris if you have questions at 507.359.8334

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