Artifacts of the Month:

Each month the McLeod County Historical Society and Museum pulls a new item or two from their extensive collections to highlight.  These items have been donated by local area residents and help tell a unique part of McLeod County’s Past!

Accession #: 1989-0013-610

Donor: David Schlagel

19890013610History:  Winsted Fire Department hat.  Dark navy wool crown with black patent bill.  Has a tan & gray leather stiff front band with initials “W F D” on a red background. Belonged to a person in the Gahl or Schlagel family.






Accession #: 1992-0045-013

Donor:  Mixie Roufs

19920045013History:  Winsted Fire Department belt.  Tan & gray leather with a red background for “Winsted” on the center back and “1” on the center front belt loop. Belonged to a person in the Roufs family.

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