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Spring Open Door Saturday Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Day


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The Otter Tail County Historical Society is providing opportunities to enjoy the museum galleries with on select Saturdays each month. Open hours are from 10am-2pm. The regular museum admission is $5 for ages 12 to adult and $2 for ages 5 to 11.

May 12 - Teacher Appreciation Day
Teachers with their school IDs get free admission to the museum! Otter Tail County is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and at one time the county had more schools that any other county in Minnesota. Come see what a teacher contract looked like in 1872. Learn about the county educators who: ran for county superintendent of schools, started the Hot Lunch School, and had the first ESL class. Find out what the Otter Tail County Historical Society has to offer classroom teachers in terms of field trips and classroom visits using real artifacts, photos and documents or extracurricular programming Minnesota History Day.

For more information, email mhermes@otchs.org.