Jr. History Detectives & History Detectives – Thursday, June 1
Genealogy and the Law, SCHS Genealogy Brown Bag – Tuesday, June 13, Noon
The law effects many aspects of life such as marriage, land ownership, taxes, voting, inheritance, citizenship, and what information had to be recorded and how. Learn how to discover what the law was where and when your ancestors lived.
History Uncorked: Eliza Brown and the Handyman – June 15, 7PM
This case of Eliza Brown is a true story in Steele County history set in 1862. Eliza Brown became suspicious of the handyman’s intentions towards her daughter. She took matters into her own hands, and unleashed an astonishing attack, which led to the charge of Attempted Murder.
Join us as attorneys Ben Cass and Jim Cole argue the case using the evidence from 1862. The audience, aka jury will deliberate and decide the case before learning the true fate of the accused. The Honorable Doug Ruth will preside.
History Uncorked is sponsored by Smith, Tollefson, Rahrick and Cass Law. Tickets are $10 for members; $15 for non-members and includes one beverage of your choice. Tickets may be purchased at the SCHS or online.