You can experience what life was like for soldiers serving in World War II, and on the American home front, with an interactive exhibit. Stearns History Museum is hosting "At War and At Home: The WWII Experience" next weekend.
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.