Mysteries of History at the Museum: “Heritage Days 2021” | Opinion
The Brown County Historical Society would like to thank everyone who attended the 2021 Annual Heritage Days. Brown County Historical Society would like to thank all the vendors who graciously participated, the G&C Children’s Zoo, Outback Crooked Sticks and Toys, Black Smoke muzzleloaders and blacksmith, Doris Meyer, with her basketry treasures and April & John Lemon from More than Lemons, Glassblowing Treasures. Staci Charles and his family provided pumpkins from Mulberry Pond Pumpkin Patch, and our friends at Wolf River Nursery provided the beautiful fall moms display. Ms. Benson, our One Room Schoolhouse teacher who was on hand to provide information about the school.
More than Lemons provided glassblowing instructions and history in conjunction with the KAIC-approved BCHS grant. KAIC offers artistic and cultural contributions that enrich and infuse communities with experiences that would not be available otherwise. Brown County Historical Society would like to express its gratitude to KAIC for the grant and the opportunity to collaborate with April Lemon of “More Than Lemons” for the historic glassblowing workshop.
Jack’s Cookshack was on hand to provide a delicious breakfast and a filling lunch which was greatly appreciated by all. The “Lead Sled Pullers” appeared to be leading another successful pull in conjunction with Heritage Day. The Brown County Historical Society would like to express its gratitude to everyone who participated and volunteered for Brown County Historical Society Heritage Day 2021.
Please stay tuned for more information regarding the Brown County Historical Society Corn Picking Day, scheduled for October 23, 2021, with a rain date of November 6, 2021.
The Historic Houses Walking Tour is a Halloween collaboration between Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau and Brown County Historical Society scheduled for October 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and October 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Tours of the historic cemetery in conjunction with the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau and the Brown County Historical Society are scheduled for October 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and October 23, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Please contact the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Office for ticket purchase and attendance information at 785-742-7136! As always, there is so much more to every story! Find it! #mysterystory