War Commemoration Concludes 28 Aug 12

The Schell’s Hobo Band wrapped up Brown County’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War with a special concert Sunday evening. Events marking the anniversary of the 1862 conflict that took place around the area included the dedication of new historic markers, battlefield and cemetery tours, round-table discussions, “Thunder In The Valley” with the New Ulm Battery and Municipal Band, and much more. The Minnesota Historical Society continues to offer programs and events on the war throughout the year as well, with several important dates remaining. To learn more visit the website www.usdakotawar.org.