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The Becker County Museum is hosting a traveling, interactive exhibit in April and May called Storyland. Photo by Brian Basham

Exhibits are always changing at the museum

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Besides the public library, another historical location and resource in town is the Becker County Historical Society.

The Historical Society Museum, located at 714 Summit Ave. in Detroit Lakes (next door to the community center) contains the Walter D. Bird Memorial Library  — filled with many archived files, newspaper clippings, photos and more.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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