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Todd County Sesquicentennial Farms

October 31st, 2023 | No Comments

Oak Crest Farm Browerville 1873

Upcoming Calendar of Events:

November 22, 2023: The museum will be open from 11:30 am to 4:00pm

November 23, 2023: Happy Thanksgiving! Museum Closed.

November 24, 2023: Museum will be open from 11:30am – 4:00pm

December 4, 2023: Monthly meeting at 1:00pm at the museum. Following the meeting at 2:00pm will be the Christmas Open House featuring music by Orv Dahlen.

January 8, 2023: Museum meeting at 1:00 pm at the museum.

Membership Changes are Lifetime $125.00, Seniors $10.00 a year, Non Seniors $15.00 a year

February 28th, 2020 | No Comments

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The museum has several books for sale.The Christie House Cookbook, A wonderful Children’s book called A Killdeer called Mabel, two books on personal stories called Alusru-Her tears Became Pearls and They named me Marjorie. We also have Jeff Lucas’s books on Long Prairie. and now we have the new book Saving the Front about Dorothy Klick put together and published by her granddaughter M.E. Gustafson. It is about Dorothy Klick while she served her time during WWII. It is well written and tells an amazing story. Get your book while we still have some.

December 6th, 2019 | No Comments

GIVE TO THE MAX FOR NON PROFITS IS OVER, BUT ONE CAN DONATE TO THE NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR, AND IT IS STILL DEDUCTIBLE TO THE DONOR ALL YEAR LONG.

November 14th, 2019 | No Comments

Family Photo Books

February 20th, 2019 | No Comments

Adams, Arline (Blunt), Ballery D.
Boehne Agnes (Anderson)
Brooks William, Mary, Dorothy
Delsing Frank
Delsing Frank, A.
Fortmann Family
Gothman Family
Hispancic
Hoffarth Family
Jacobson, David Jacobson Century Farm
Legard Anna, Family, Clarissa (3)
Luke Augusta, Family (3)
Marten Emma, Family (2)
Nalewaja (3)
Nentwich Family
Nentwich Family
Reichert Family
Reichert Schenk, Fehrenbacher
Rohner Joseph
Rowell Percy and Alice(2)
Sargeant Family-1 snapshot Booklet/1photo album
Scow Carroll and Bernice
Skiem Johnson, Berdahl
Stetler and Coates Family
Underwood Family
Unknown

History of Todd County Cities

February 19th, 2019 | No Comments

Bertha
Bertha (History of the Little Town in the Woods)
Browerville (2 books)
Burtrum
Clarissa
Eagle Bend
Germania
Hewitt (Centennial 1889-1996)
Motley ( The right Side of the River)
Staples (50th & 75th Anniversary; Northside-Southside Stories of Staples)
Swanville
Verndale (Pages from History)
West Union

Todd County Church Histories

February 19th, 2019 | No Comments

Churches in Todd County Binder
Philbrook Church of Christ (1910-1992)
Sacred Heart by the BNSF Railway-Staples
St. Alexius Parish-West Union
St. Bernard’s Parish-Ward Springs
St. Isidore’s by the River (Moran Township/Todd County)
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Swanville)
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church-Clarissa (1896-1996)
St. Joseph’s/Christ the King Catholic Churches (In Browerville History Book)
St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

MUSEUM DAYS OPEN AND HOURS

September 8th, 2016 | No Comments

Our Museum hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays from 11:30 to 4:00 pm. If the weather is bad or extremely cold, please call ahead to make sure we are open. Our telephone number is 320 732 4426.  Also, if you would like to visit us on days that we are normally not here, please call ahead as we will gladly open for you, if possible, to come in. We will also come in early on the days that we are here. If we don’t answer on the regular museum phone, our cell numbers are : De-320-533-0286 or Bunny 320-630-0182, and we will arrange a time with you.

 

Todd County Century Farms

October 28th, 2015 | No Comments

Year Name Location Date of Original Purchase
1976 Ronald R. & Carmen Arnold Long Prairie 1875
1976 Esther Moore & Sons Osakis 1873
1976 Howard & Dennis Tyrrell Browerville 1873
1977 Alma Bundy Osakis 1870
1977 Darrell Stenmoe Osakis 1875
1978 Wendell & Lucille Olson Long Prairie 1878
1980 Loren Hughes Osakis 1867
1981 Joseph C. Johnson Osakis 1868
1981 Raymond L. & Nora A. Mikkelson Osakis 1881
1982 Jack E. Costello Grey Eagle 1870
1982 Earl R. & Lynn W. Erickson Verndale 1882
1982 Iris L.(Woodman) & Lyle E. Evers Grey Eagle 1882
1983 Gordon Holm Sauk Centre 1882
1983 Dale Katterhagen Browerville 1879
1984 Charles Robert Hector Osakis 1884
1984 David M. Jacobson Sauk Centre 1883
1984 Alden N. Johnson Osakis 1881
1986 David J. & Georgetta Kohlhase Bertha 1883
1986 Vernon Macho Browerville 1878
1987 Rudolph May Browerville 1887
1988 Sylvester & Helen Botzet Osakis 1888
1988 Louis Lenk Browerville 1888
1988 Edward W. Zappe Browerville 1874
1990 John Kroll Long Prairie 1890
1990 Harrison & Crystal Lowe Long Prairie 1886
1991 Allan & Leanne Becker Long Prairie 1881
1991 Florian Hynnek Browerville 1891
1991 Ray & Lucy Marthaler Osakis 1891
1991 Richard & Ruth Peterson Long Prairie 1891
1991 Mrs. Virgil N. Sliter Hewitt 1887
1991 Arthur T. Swanson Long Prairie 1891
1992 Sandra & Richard Barrett & Rexeiser Little Sauk 1879
1992 Kenneth & Elaine Carlson Eagle Bend 1892
1992 Royce M. & Dorothy A. Johnson Long Prairie 1888
1992 Raymond Mau Long Prairie 1892
1992 Herman & Shirley E. (Hanson) Sorenson Osakis 1883
1992 Morris H. Titrud Clarissa 1892
1993 Fred A. Katz Bertha 1892
1993 Roy & Joan (Rapp) Lee Long Prairie 1893
1993 Paul H. & Lois Pischke Sauk Centre 1893
1993 Verne & Janice Smith Motley 1892
1993 Rodney & Bertha Westergren Bertha 1892
1994 Olga Branum Clarissa 1890
1994 Stanley & Virginia Brichacek Browerville 1889
1994 Mabel S. Skoglund Eagle Bend 1892
1994 Agnes Woge Clarissa 1892
1996 Wayne & Donna Hansmann Sauk Centre 1895
1996 Donald & Rebecca Jackson Eagle Bend 1891
1996 Larry L. & Lavonne A. Wegner Bertha 1896
1997 Richard & Judith Decker Bertha 1890
1997 Reinhardt & Florence Haase Bertha 1883
1997 Norman Kleinschmidt Jr. Long Prairie 1894
1998 Denis & Kathleen Dueker Osakis 1898
1998 Karen & Norval Hustoft Sauk Centre 1898
1998 William & Tammy Maschler Browerville 1898
1998 Robert & Roselyn Motl Browerville 1898
1998 Paul Reinbold Long Prairie 1898
1999 Joseph, Mary & Robert Lamusga Browerville 1888
1999 Sidney A. & Rita M. Lyon Grey Eagle 1889
1999 William F. Marty Grey Eagle 1883
1999 Michael & Josephine Maschler Browerville 1882
1999 Herbert & Rosemarie May Browerville 1889
2000 Robert & Lavonne Haburn Osakis 1895
2000 Duane & Shirley Laumeyer Long Prairie 1899
2000 Ervin & Nelda Schlichting Bertha 1900
2001 Charles & Joann Jackson Eagle Bend 1901
2001 Audrey & Warren Jacobson Clarissa 1901
2001 Gerald Lenk Browerville 1900
2001 Duane & Linda Peterson Eagle Bend 1900
2003 Charles & Maryann Anderson Hewitt 1902
2003 Bernard & Dorothy Voge Robbinsdale 1890
2003 Walter & Hazel Wiese Verndale 1897
2004 Richard Baron Browerville 1883
2004 Joan Arndt, Joyce Quam Rydberg Hutchinson 1904
2005 Philip & Marlene Larson Osakis 1905
2005 Dale & Arliss Lovelace Verndale 1884
2005 Gerald & Allen Roerick Freeport 1904
2006 Jeffrey & Elizabeth Brown Browerville 1884
2006 Adam & Sharon Uecker Grey Eagle 1905
2007 Theodore & Judy Kramer Long Prairie 1907
2007 Larry & Linda Paskewitz Browerville 1907
2007 Robert & Katherine Williams Sauk Centre 1906
2008 Glenn & Geneva Pesta Long Prairie 1908
2010 Frank & Agnes Chihos Clarissa 1910
2010 Anthony & Debra Clasemann Long Prairie 1910
2010 Robert & Lynnae Hager Browerville 1907
2011 Bernice (Paul) Merle Farber Osakis 1911
2011 Robert & Christine Feieranbend Grey Eagle 1910
2011 David & Beverly Zinter Long Prairie 1900
2012 Herman, Otto & Marlan Weickert Bertha 1891
2012 Wayne, Craig & Kirk Voge Bertha 1912
2013 Earl & Shirley Venske Verndale 1913
2014 Scott & Sheila Becker Staples 1914
2014 Gerryl Didier Osakis 1911
2014 Mary Ann, Walter, Kevin & Kirk Ehnes Eagle Bend 1914
2014 Robert E. & Marcella E. Gaugert Staples 1913
2014 Donald Klinkhammer Long Prairie 1914
2014 Lee & Mary Martinek Browerville 1908
2015 Joe Brichacek Browerville 1912
2015 Ron Hengemuhle Long Prairie 1913
2015 Earl & Shirley Johnson Bertha 1914
2015 Joe & Judith Marte Browerville 1913
2015 Bruce & Annette Sadlemyer Carlos 1913
2015 Aloysius & Beverly Wettstein Long Prairie 1914
2016 George & Geraldine(Spychalla) Jagush Browerville 1915
2017 David E. & Celeste I. Kyar Hewitt 1917
2018 Kenneth & Wanda Rosenow Long Prairie 1918
2019 Anne Nalewaja Willow Hill Farm Browerville 1919
2020 William & Julie Berscheit Grey Eagle 1919
2020 Richard & Louise Eltgroth Sauk Centre 1919
2020 Jerome Hartman Bertha 1920
2020 Zastrow Farms, Roger & Tom Long Prairie 1920
2021 Lawrance & Sharon Iverson Osakis 1916
2021 Thomas & Carol Miller, Miller Farm West Union 1920

2022 Mark & Deb Sieben Farm Burtrum 1910

Todd County Century Farms

Historic Quilts Across Todd County

July 31st, 2015 | No Comments

The sixth annual Todd County History Day will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Browerville Community Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Day will include historic quilts from the six historical societies/museums on display with a story about each quilt. Following lunch at 11:30 a.m. a program will be presented at which each of the historical societies will give a brief history of their quilt. On display will also be the Riverside Ladies Aid 1938 quilt. A book will be available telling the history of the women that embroidered blocks for the Riverside Ladies Aid 1938 quilt and a brief story and picture of the other quilts being displayed by the county historical societies. The public is invited to learn about this aspect of Todd County history.