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Monday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00 PM

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Tuesday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00 PM


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Dakota Sunset Museum featured the museum kitchen in October with a Cookie Decorating Event which was held at the Museum October 23, 2019.

(Below) Ava & Aiden Larson (Katie & Tony) are in the kitchen, frosting cookies made from their Great-Great-Grandma, Ella Griffith’s Molasses Cookie Recipe.


A few other things in the kitchen are:
Hoosier Oak Kitchen Cabinet – This was in the home of Bill & Lillian Wordeman while they lived in Owatonna Township. It was used in the early 1900’s.

Monarch Kitchen Range – donated from Rose A. Bauer – This stove was first used by Grover & Selma Rausch when they lived in Gorman in the 1940’s. (Grover is Ava & Aiden Larson’s Great-Great-Great Uncle.) Rose bought the stove and used it from 1950’s on. In later years, Rose used it to burn wood to help heat her home in Gettysburg.

One-pint aluminum measuring cup – This was from the Alois Zuber household in the early 1900’s. They lived in the Lucas Township.

Butter Churn (sitting on chair) was owned by Clara Wilding Bown, early pioneer of Sully County. Her granddaughter Eileen Bown Jost, an employee of the Museum, remembers using it to help her grandma.
(Clara Bown is Ava & Aiden Larson’s Great-Great Grandma.)


Wedding Tea displaying wedding dresses and other wedding related items.


School display showing memorabilia of Gettysburg schools.