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Fall Membership Dinner 2024

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

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The Washington County Historical Society is excited to announce the Fall Membership Dinner featuring a program by Jim Lammers, author of Barns of the St. Croix Valley – An Architect’s Sketchbook.

LOCATION:
Stillwater Event Center
1910 South Greeley Street (located next to the Washington County Heritage Center)
Stillwater, MN 55082

TIMING:
5:30pm
  Social Hour
6:30pm Dinner catered by Scheel’s Catering
7:30pm Brief meeting shortly followed by a program by Jim Lammers about his book Barns of the St. Croix Valley: An Architect’s Sketchbook

COST:
Cost is $25 for WCHS members and $30 for nonmembers.

RSVP is required! Reserve your spot and pay ahead at this link or call 651-439-2298.

PROGRAM INFO:

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Illustrated with 200 barn sketches, diagrams, and maps, this book takes you on a journey through the St Croix River Valley.

Copies of the book are available on the WCHS website and in-person at the Washington County Heritage Center.

The book grounds you in the geography, geology and biology of the region and introduces you to its original inhabitants, the Dakota and Ojibwe peoples, European explorers, fur traders and loggers and the settlers that followed them. It is a celebration of regional diversity and architectural expression through a single type of building–the barn.

Topics Jim plans to discuss include:

  • History of the Valley
  • People of the Valley
  • Barn Builders
  • Types of Barns
  • Types of Barn Roofs
  • Special Use Barns
  • Big Changes in Farming
  • Barn Extensions
  • Saving Barns

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Details

Date:
September 26
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Website:
https://wchsmnstore.square.site/shop/events/12

Organizer

Washington County Heritage Center
Phone
651-439-2298
Email
emily.krawczewski@wchsmn.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Stillwater Event Center
1910 Greeley Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
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