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Submitted photo Leather craftsman Dan Cochran demonstrates his craft in historical costumes.

NEW ULM – On Saturday, August 28th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the public is invited to a leather art demonstration in the historic Kieslinghaus. The program includes a demonstration and a demonstration of leatherwork.

The leather craftsman Dan Cochran demonstrates his craft in historical costumes. Cochran started his craft in 1995; After trying many kinds of handicrafts, he fell in love with leather crafts. Cochran leather items are available for purchase.

This presentation complements the regular program, which includes a guided tour, video presentation and exhibitions. Discover the past at the historic 1861 Kiesling House, which survived the US Dakota War of 1862. Learn about early pioneer settlements, customs and traditions of immigrants from the area, and events such as the US Dakota War of 1862 who shaped New Ulm. Examine community development and the influence of social and political issues on residents of this area of ​​Minnesota.

The historic Kieslinghaus is open Friday and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day and by appointment. Admission is $ 3 per person, free for BCHS members and children under 4 years of age.

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