Annual Meeting Fall 2012

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Annual Meeting – Fall 2012
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Wadena County Historical Society held their Annual Meeting

Phil Ylitalo was the Guest speaker at the Wadena County Historical Society’s annual meeting held Thursday October 18th at the UPTOWN.

Ylitalo, spoke to the membership on the history of blacksmithing and the definitions of the classifications apprentice, journeymen, and master, which were more prominent in Europe then in the United States. He also brought along two of the knives he has made using different techniques and a rose made from an old chair. Phil started to learn welding around the age of 9, his first real welding job was in North Chicago working on structural fabricating. He belongs to the Northern Minnesota Metalsmiths, they are a chapter of ABANA (Artist Blacksmiths Association of North America) and teach the art of blacksmithing.

Minnesota Archaeology Week – Calendar of Events

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Minnesota Archaeology Week • Sept. 8-16, 2012

Minnesota Archaeology Week calendar of events, September 8-16, 2012--Viewing/downloading notes Extent: 139.92K, .pdf Description: List of events throughout the state Date: August 22, 2012 Subject(s): Archaeology Creator(s): Minnesota Department of Administration. Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis. Office of the State Archaeologist Publisher: Minnesota Department of Administration. Geographic and Demographic Analysis Division

Calendar of Events

Minnesota Archaeology Week calendar of events, September 8-16, 2012: Minnesota Department of Administration. Geographic and Demographic Analysis Division.
 http://www.osa.admin.state.mn.us/documents/12%20calendar-web%20short.pdf
http://www.osa.admin.state.mn.us/images/arch2012-web.JPG