The Melrose Area Museum and the Civil War


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In another installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with Jean and Roger Paschke from the Melrose Area Museum regarding their commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. The event features a uniformed Civil War interpreter, Civil War displays, free museum tours, live entertainment by local musicians, and refreshments as well as free tours of the Oak Hill, St. Mary’s, and St. Patrick’s Cemeteries that will all have Veterans’ graves marked to pay homage to Civil War Veterans.