April showers bring May flowers? Well, since the rain will never end and we are all fed up with being cooped up inside, the Marshall County Historical Society Museum is just to place to visit on a rainy or sunny day.
The original building was constructed in 1910 by Jacob Ness for clothing proprietor, Lucius Lauer. In 1993, the building became the home of the museum and was recently renovated in 2010. Full of wall to wall exhibits on two floors, new research library with tons of information on events and the people of Marshall County since 1836 when the county of established to present day. Also, the museum hosts a fantastic model train exhibit which runs on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m and it also has a gift shop.
The Marshall County Historical Society is hosting its 40th Annual Dinner on May 17, 2011. The program of the evening will be based on Theodore Roosevelt, a rough rider, President, and founder of the National Park System. Portraying President Roosevelt is Gib Young, who has been a professional and historical interpreter for 6 years performing at numerous events all over the U.S. including Mt. Rushmore.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on the Marshall County Historical Museum contact 574-936-2306. Stop by, learn history, and leave full of knowledge.