New Ulm book showcases 120 historic sites

A New Ulm native and photographer for The Journal, Braun volunteered to lead the effort to compile and design a 130-page book, an "active pursuit of one’s local history.” Braun took most of the photographs featured in the book and helped design it. “There are many more sites than are pictured in the book,” Braun said. “There are about 170 sites in the county.”

 

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History Lives On in Minnesota Ghost Towns

As I was working on the research, photography, and design for the book, "Marking Time: An Illustrated Guide to Brown County's Sites of Historical Interest, the local news (KEYC) interviewed me at one of Brown County's "ghost towns," Iberia, MN.  

“History Lives on in Minnesota Ghost Towns/A Bit of Southern Minnesota History, Brown County"  Narr. Vincent, Jason, Dion Cheney. KEYC TV News. FOX. 12 KEYC, Mankato. 17 November 2005. Television.  

Historical Wedding

Bride Charis Carmichael pins a corsage on her groom, Andrew Braun, during Thursday afternoon's outdoor wedding ceremony on the porch of the Dayton House, Worthington. 

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Carmichael's Art at Local Gallery

She said her favorite works are a still-life she painted during her first year as a student at Bethany Lutheran College, a double-portrait of herself and her boyfriend and "the next one," referring to her future works because "it's going to be better than the ones I have now." 

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