Kittson County Historical Society

Kittson profiles and photos from the past and present

August 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Abandoned!

For some years now I have been taking photos of the old farms and homes in Kittson County. I have watched the weather and gravity take their toll. Many of these farm sites were very active for a hundred years and more. They sheltered two or three generations of the same family. In the last thirty years the pace of farm abandonment has picked up.  The children move away to begin their own lives and to find work that is no longer available in the county. The parents grow old and have no one to…

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Added by Glenn Browne on August 29, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

Fund raiser 2011

By now each member will have received an email requesting donations to pay for the annual costs of our Ning.com service.  I know a few donations have already been received at the museum but we need each and every member to contribute at least five dollars if we are to continue with the Kittson Historian web page.

In two and a half years we have grown to a total of 95 members. That works out to an average of 3.16 new members a month. I believe we can do much better.

If we fail…

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Added by Glenn Browne on August 28, 2011 at 9:18pm — No Comments

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