Dakota War Events 13 Aug 12

Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War are taking place over the coming weeks in Brown County and around the region. The majority of the events in Brown County take place next week, but this week the Brown County Historical Society is holding “Lunch and a Bite of History” events. The free history seminars take place over the Noon hour Tuesday through Friday at the Museum Annex in New Ulm. Bring your own bag lunch. For more information on the Brown County events surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Dakota Conflict, check out the website www.browncountyhistorymn.org. Next week’s events include bus tours, battlefield tours, round-table discussions, a play highlighting the issues surrounding the war, “Thunder In The Valley” with the New Ulm Battery, and much more.