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Gene Carr

WWII Veteran Who Fought in the Battle of the Bulge

Born: KS, United States
Heritage: European American

Erdmuthe Fist

School Volunteer

Born: Wurzburg, Germany
Heritage: German

Naomi Goedert

Keeper of Okinawan Traditions & Bridge Builder of Peace

Born: Okinawa, Japan
Heritage: Okinawan American

Howard Hoganson

WWII Veteran and Bridge Builder Volunteer

Born: Perley, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Bob Jorvig

Ski Instructor and WWII & Korean War Veteran

Born: Owatonna, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Roland Larson

Eden Prairie Resident and World War II Veteran

Born: MN, United States
Heritage: Swedish American

Leo Sonderegger

Went to the University of Nebraska. Conscientious Objector in World War II. Newspaper reporter and author.

Born: New York City, NY, United States
Heritage: European American

William Standing Bear

Iroquois Elder, Hollywood Actor, Wild West Show Horseman & WWII Veteran

Born: Time, PA, United States
Heritage: Iroquois

Sabina Zimering

Jewish Survivor of World II and Author

Born: Piotrkow, Poland
Heritage: Polish, Jewish

News & Events

Cashton, WI - 8th Grade Leadership will host a Cashton Community Celebration in honor of Mrs. Marian Sullivan Schwarz’s 104th Birthday at the Cashton Community Hall on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  

Community Celebration of Place is partnering with Little Free Library on Saturday, May 21, in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the first-ever Little Free Library Festival.

Join highly acclaimed author Kent Nerburn and Larry Long, Executive Director of Community Celebration of Palce for an evening of songs, stories and music.

Save Our History!

During 2017-2018, it is a primary program of Community Celebration of Place to transfer their collection into archives that will be open to the public for generations to come

We can not do this work without you.


My heartfelt thanks to Larry Long and all the voices from which our history continues to generate encouragement, enthusiasm and wisdom.

Arlo Guthrie, Songwriter, Son of Woody Guthrie

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