Lenny Kloncz memorial bench
Here is a photo of Wayne Searles and Ron Cota, loyal volunteers of the society, as they are preparing to install the park bench in honor of volunteer Lenny Kloncz. Wayne and Ron are responsible for much of the maintenance of our depot museum, and we thank them for their service.
Wedding Parties at New Brighton History Center
It seems as though wedding parties are attracted to having photos taken on our caboose. Many weekends we have had wedding guests stop in to take photos. Below are 3 weddings from the recent past.
2021 NBAHS Calendar of Events
Annual Meeting: Thursday, April 22, 1:00 PM, New Brighton Community Center Depot Cleanup: Friday, May 14, 9:00 AM at Depot Rhubarb Pull: Saturday, June 5, 9:00 AM at Elk River. Call (651) 270-3623 for more info Rhubarb Stalks & Plant Sale: Saturday & Sunday, June 5 & 6, 1:00 until all sold Depot Opening for…
Ice Harvest and Castles
New Brighton Area Historical Society held “Ice Castles, Ice Palaces, Ice Harvesting, Ice Cutting, & Ice Boxes” on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the New Brighton Community Center. Presenters included Joyce Kloncz and Wayne Searles.
April 23, 2020 Annual Meeting Postponed
New Brighton Area Historical Society was intending to honor Pletschers’ Greenhouses 100th Anniversary on Thursday, April 23, at 1:00 PM at the New Brighton Community Center. However, the community center is closed through April 30. Watch this website for a new scheduled date in the summer or fall.