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Local History Photos of the Week August 17, 2018

Hi everyone, here are the Local History Photos of the week!

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Photo 1: Postcard Pine Street Looking North… 264 more words

Chief Ouray, Chipeta, and the Rudds

By  Loretta (Stevens) Bailey


Outside of the R.G.R.M. & H.C. are two log cabins, a stone house, an enclosed carriage, and a conglomerate rock with a plaque.   2,511 more words

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Fashion Friday featuring the Well-Dressed Women of Warrenville

It’s Fashion Friday at the Historical Society! Enjoy these Well–Dressed Women of Warrenville from local artist Mildred Baldwin’s popular column from the Warrenville Digests.  If you’d like to learn more about Mildred, see our earlier blog post here… 41 more words


The Last Words of Bridget Driscoll

Bridget was the first woman to be killed by a motor car in England, on this day 1896. The coroner’s jury returned a verdict of accidental death but one of the vehicle’s passengers and several witnesses presented evidence at the inquest that damned the driver more than faintly. 258 more words


Where the Streets Get Their Names - Harmony Road

By Lisa Terech, Community Engagement

Throughout this year, I’ve been using this blog series to showcase the history of the hamlets and villages throughout our municipality.  437 more words


A Golden Time

This year marks a fantastic occasion for us at the Scoot County Historical Society; we get to celebrate our 50th year Anniversary. In appreciation of our volunteers and our communities, we will be having an anniversary picnic at the Stans Museum in Shakopee. 151 more words


Don't Be Late

16th August 2018 Journey Length 19.8ml Click Here For Route Via Ride with GPS

No Trees were harmed in the writing of this Blog

After the last few weeks adventures around Bolton I looked for somewhere else to explore and found it in Clarence Park in Bury. 1,436 more words