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CROW WING COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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A Michigan resident with ties to the Brainerd lakes area kept his earlier promise to donate $2,500 to construct a roof over a locomotive engine at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds because his
Smiles on the 'Sippi is set July 30 and includes a Mississippi River paddle with points of historic interest highlighted. The inaugural event is sponsored by the Brainerd Family YMCA, CTC, Cuyuna
Sarah (Thorp) Heald lived from 1881 to 1954. The 73-year-old artist’s paintings often portrayed Crow Wing County's early pioneer days and the Ojibwe in the area. Four of her works are on display in
The one-time Crow Wing Count Jail and residence of the sheriff on Laurel Street was converted to a museum and research library.
The annual giving event Thursday, Nov. 18, raises millions for almost 6,000 causes statewide, including nonprofits like Wild and Free, a Garrison-based wildlife rehabilitation program. People can
Brainerd residents get to participate in creating a time capsule to be opened in 150 years.

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The Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum and Research Library building on Laurel Street in Brainerd has been closed for more than a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Its board decided
The Brainerd Public Library was awarded in 2014 a local Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grant through the Kitchigami Regional Library System to start the Brainerd Lakes Area Historical
There were 40 signs that were hung up in downtown Brainerd in 2017 featuring images of historic downtown Brainerd. The signs are located between Fourth and Eighth streets, and Front and Laurel

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