Kittson County Historical Society

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September 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Early pioneers - 1979 Tax list

At the September Genealogy Association meeting the topic of early Kittson pioneers came up. Old Census records can provide lists but we were looking for something prior to a census. Cindy Adams, the director of the museum, managed to find an old tax book that contained three tax lists.  The first was for Kittson County in the year 1879 and contained some thirty names. It also contained two 1880 lists, one headed Hallock and the second called St. Vincent.

So far, these are the oldest…

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Added by Glenn Browne on September 24, 2011 at 10:02am — 6 Comments

Old Wagon Wheels

 

 Exploring old farms in Northwestern Minnesota in order to photo the old buildings and equipment is a pleasant way to spend a day. Recently I discovered this old set of wagon wheels in some woods that overlook the Red River of the North.The farm is over a hundred years old and is surrounded by a large…

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Added by Glenn Browne on September 14, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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