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GAR Hall and Meeker County Museum

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Erected in 1885 by Civil War veterans to honor those who fought in the Union Army. It is furnished with original period pieces and houses Civil War research materials. Next to the hall is the county museum, which contains American Indian artifacts, an 1868 log cabin and other historical items. Open Tuesday-Sunday noon-4pm.

Location: 308 N Marshall Ave, Litchfield Minnesota 55355 Telephone 320-693-8911

Other History nearby:
(Cold Spring) Assumption Chapel
(Litchfield) GAR Hall and Meeker County Museum
(Annandale) Minnesota Pioneer Park
(Dassel) Old Depot Museum
(Elk River) Oliver H. Kelley Farm
(St Cloud) Stearns County Heritage Center

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