History Museum of East Otter Tail County

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Title

History Museum of East Otter Tail County

Subject

History Museum

Description

Under the History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County, the History Museum of East Otter Tail County and was established in 1998. Housed in a church built in 1887, the museum displays exhibits on Paul Miller, Perham’s past mayor for more than 30 years, the work on photographer Nic Jahn, a series of motion picture clips from the 1920s, information on the job of logging during the late 19th century, the early days of medicine, and histories on past East Otter Tail County musicians and famous athletes. They also feature information on the famous Otter Tail River, the early usage of the Railroad, and the early start of the Perham Telephone Company. The History Museum of East Otter Tail County also offers an extensive amount of help with genealogy research. They include within their research an index of the Perham Enterprise Bulletin Newspaper beginning in 1883, Perham Birth and Death Records from 1882 to 1900, the New York Mills Newspaper Index, a History of the Finns in Minnesota Book, and a Historical Photograph Search.

Creator

Contact: Karen Crabtree

Source

(218) 346-7676
museum@eot.com

Publisher

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Date

Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm & Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Contributor

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Rights

Free Admission

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Language

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Type

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Identifier

230 1st Avenue North
Perham, MN 56573

Coverage

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Citation

Contact: Karen Crabtree, “History Museum of East Otter Tail County ,” Directory of Historical and Cultural Organizations and Museums , accessed September 24, 2020, https://nllndirectory.omeka.net/items/show/17.

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