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Harold Tilstra demonstrated “Sounds of Strings” at the Hinkly House Thursday night, Aug. 17, playing several different stringed instruments and offering detailed information and history behind each one. Pictured here, Shirley Harrison and Tilstra play a duet, “Amazing Grace,” on the dulcimer. “To...
Hinkly House summer night of music Aug. 18 Trumpeters David Nelson and Hans Bakken performed on the front porch of the Hinkly House Thursday night, Aug. 18, as part of the Hinkly House Summer Night of Music series. The front lawn of the Victorian period home was filled with listeners in lawn chairs...
Betty Mann addresses participants on the trolley tour of historic buildings Thursday night. She combined dates and names with stories gleaned from published articles.
A trolley tour of Luverne business district’s historic buildings drew almost 30 people to the Thursday night event. The Rock County Historical Society sponsored the one-time event to educate the public on the history of Luverne and Rock County. It also coincided with Luverne’s weekly evening...
Carol Ceynowa’s “Christmas in the Forest” is set up in the window of the Hinkly House library.
Luverne's Hinkly House Victorian period home is decorated for this weekend's Winterfest Celebration with an eye toward childish imagination. Luverne artist Carol Ceynowa has taken up needle felt art, and the Hinkly House rooms are filled with her whimsical miniature creations. From fuzzy cats and...
Several local volunteer models were recruited to wear the vintage Hinkly family clothing during the Sept. 24 Hinkly House Style and Trunk Show. Pictured on the Hinkly House porch are (in front) Lydia Jarchow, (second row, from left) Elizabeth Wagner, Jan Brandenburg, Christina Wagner, Anja Jarchow, Shirley Harrison, (back) Linda Iverson, Suanne Ohme and Jill Wagner.
Volunteers at the historic Hinkly House in Luverne have been playing dress-up with the wardrobes of the Hinkly family members. On Thursday, Sept. 24, vintage clothing items from the 1800s and 1900s were dusted off and displayed at a “Style and Trunk Show.” It was the second year for the event,...
The Historic Hinkly House Museum opened its doors Thursday night for the opening act of its summer music series with a front porch performance by Dolly Talbert and friends. Work has been in progress this summer to replace the roof of the historic home on North Freeman Street in Luverne, but that...
  Workers from Patten Roofing of Huntley nail asphalt shingles into place on the north side of the Hinkly House Museum in Luverne Thursday, July 2. The project began several weeks ago when workers began removing the old wooden shingles, replacing the underlayment, adding weatherstripping and...
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