Welcome

THANKS TO
LA CRESCENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4TH GRADE CLASSES AND THEIR TEACHERS 
FOR VISITING on Monday, May 23

What a surprise!  Quinn Jore, 4th grader, 
saw her great grandmother’s photograph on a display shelf.


WXOW-TV19 STORY (CLICK ON TO VIEW)

May 23, 2022

 


The History Center and Apple Museum are open Saturdays 10 to 2.


Handicapped parking available behind
the big red shed.

TO ARRANGE A GROUP TOUR, CONTACT US   
507-895-1857  OR  LAHS1857@GMAIL.COM

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 IN MEMORY OF


Gordon M. Fay  1924-2022
La Crescent native
Past Recipient of the Historical Society’s Heritage Award
His heart never left La Crescent


THANK YOU for supporting our participation in We Are Water MN

Click to download: We are Water Map

For More About We Are Water MNhttp://winonahistorical.org/wearewater


 

MARKING A SIGNIFICANT EVENT IN HISTORY
Nathan Boone’s land survey
of the Neutral Ground in 1832


HISTORICAL MARKERS
Along the Wagon Wheel Trail, south Shore Acres Road (above)
and along Skunk Hollow Road

LEARN MORE: Click on 1832 LAND SURVEY  (top of this page)
GIVE US FEEDBACK:  Click on
 BOONE

Gratitude to Our Boone Project Partners
City of La Crescent
La Crescent Public Library
La Crescent Township

FUNDING
The project was made possible in part by the people of Minnesota through a grant funded by an appropriation to the Minnesota Historical Society from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 

PROJECT ADVISORS
Don Borcherding, a licensed professional surveyor with 45 years’ experience in land surveying, survey research, and survey history

Gwen Westerman, a scholar of Dakota history and language and a professor in English at Minnesota State University, Mankato

 

 

 


COMING SOON – Letters Home,
a downloadable exhibit

A community newsletter sent to service men and women from the area …
and letters they sent back to their hometown, La Crescent.  

 


ASK US ABOUT GROUP TOURS

 

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We will be recognized and respected for preserving the cultural heritage
of the La Crescent area