With a disco ball flashing, and 1970s-era music playing, there's a new exhibit this summer at the Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud. If you grew up in the 1970s like I did, it's an enjoyable trip down memory lane.
The Eastman Park/Lake George area in St. Cloud is probably best known for weekly Summertime By George concerts now, but for years it was the place to go to cool off on a hot summer day. For 55 years the St. Cloud Municipal pool was the crown jewel of that neighborhood.
A Golden Globe with a St. Cloud connection can be found at the Stearns History Museum. The award was won by St. Cloud native Gig Young - whose original name was Byron Barr - for his role in the 1969 film "They Shoot Horses Don't They".
A new exhibit with kids in mind is opening on Friday in St. Cloud. "Healthyville" is at the Stearns History Museum. Executive Director Jim Davis says it's a traveling exhibit that they have on loan from a children's museum in Connecticut.
A stuffed two-headed pig is one of the more interesting artifacts in the collection at the Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud. Curator Adam Smith says Louie Poganski of St. Cloud donated the pig to the museum way back in 1953.
One of the thousands of artifacts you can find over at the Stearns History Museum is a sword used in the Civil War. We're starting a new monthly series today (Monday) featuring some of the most interesting artifacts at the museum.
A non-scary, peanut free, family friendly event with trick or treating, hayrides, scavenger hunt, face painting, crafts, the candy witch, and fortune tellers will take place this Saturday afternoon at the Stearns History Museum.