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                                               An Invitation to BTS members
    from the Eden Prairie Historical Society and the Maud Hart Lovelace Society
       "One Stayed at Welcome" Book Event
         Sunday, September 13, 2015 
         1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
 
                     RSVP is requested - 952-949-0915 or email: kc.case@comcast.net
  This event will be held in the Historic Cummins-Phipps-Grill House, 13600 Pioneer Trail n Eden Prairie, MN. Join in reading this wondrously written historical fiction novel, first published in 1934, by Maud and Delos Lovelace. Discover the characters related to real pioneers that settled in Eden Prairie. The first pre-empted land in Eden Prairie is the Cummins-Phipps-Grill House!
  If you don't have this book in your Lovelace collection,
 
 
 
Ghost Walk
Characters from "One Stayed at Welcome" make a ghostly appearance!
Saturday, October 24, 2015
7 pm - 9 pm continuous tours
Open to the Public
This event will be held in the Historic Cummins-Phipps-Grill House, 13600 Pioneer Trail in Eden Prairie, MN
Sponsored by the Eden Prairie Historical Society and the Maud Hart Lovelace Society.
 
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The Betsy-Tacy Society invites you 
Author Nancy Koester presents, 
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Saturday, November 7, 2015 @ 2 pm
Blue Earth County History Center, 424 Warren Street in Mankato
 

  Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, became the best-seller of the 19th   century. In an age when women could not vote Stowe's 1852 novel changed history. What kind of  person could write such a book? What moved this Yankee woman to challenge slavery? Why was  the book so powerful? Meet Harriet Beecher Stowe, the most famous American woman of the 19th  century. Lovelace fans will want to re-read the chapter of Uncle Tom's Cabin in Betsy and Tacy Go  Downtown in advance. This program is open to the public. Author autograph session following  program.  Books will be for sale at the event. Free will donations accepted. Click here for poster.

      "Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life” won the 2015 MN Book Award for general non-fiction.        

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 Thanks to everyone who attended the 2015 Deep Valley Homecoming.

It was so much fun seeing old friends and making new ones.

We hope to see you again soon!

If you attended the 2015 DVH, we want to hear from you. Tell us how we did by completing the evaluation form. This will help us plan for 2016 and help us report for grant funding.  

Photos from the event are found on our facebook pagePlease share your photos with us. 

A special thanks to the many volunteers who worked so hard to make this event possible!

 

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HOW YOU CAN HELP BTS 

For "VOLUNTEER" opportunities call 507 345-9777 or email: btsmankato@gmail.com   
 
 

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