Horses, Horseshoes, Leather and Ropes

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Horses, Horseshoes, Leather and Ropes

Sun., Sep 24, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
66250 County Road 21
New Ulm, MN 56073


507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160
Included with site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 veterans/active military and ages 5-17, free ages 4 and under and MNHS members

Learn about different types of transportation and necessary supplies in the 1870s when the Harkin Store was a bustling general store. In addition to the store, the town of West Newton had two blacksmiths, a wagon shop, a molasses press, hotel, private school, saw mill, flour mill and boarding house. Hear about the town's history and join leatherworker Dan Cochran who will have a display of his wares. Also, ropemaker Thane French will demonstrate his craft and lead a ropemaking activity.

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