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Remember When: May Fete

May 1, 2013 by Hubbard County Historical Museum Director

In 1924 a May Fete took place here in Park Rapids.  A “fete” is a party or celebration which may include dancing and might be a fund raiser. First mae Fete 1924

The event in 1924 was held in “Nary’s Glen “ on the east side of Park Rapids, a large number of people attended and had a pleasant evening.

First Mae Fete with names 1924

This copy reveals a few of the girls names.  Martha Wade Vaerst, Esprence Sterns King, Margaret Cutler Jacob, Margaret Sanford Tesky and Genevieve Nyguard Kruger.


The museum officially opens today.  The hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  Stop by and say HI!


  1. IntenseGuy says:

    I hope you have a wonderful and successful year!

  2. IntenseGuy says:

    Are you in touch with any of the folks in the photo?

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