I think children of today are lacking history

Ms. Fellegy discusses commemorating the U.S.-Dakota War and the importance of learning history.

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DL: What is the best way to commemorate these events?

MF: Boy that's a hard one to say. I would imagine going to some of the markers, like at Milford - I've been there already. But I think children of today are lacking history. Some people never talk of their families. I know people who don't even know what's going on about things. I realize I'm 91 years old but [laughter]...

Oral History- Interview | Narrator Mary Fellegy Interviewer Deborah Locke made in New Ulm, MN | Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Citation: Minnesota Historical Society. U.S. - Dakota War of 1862. I think children of today are lacking history June 24, 2019. http://www.usdakotawar.org/node/1038

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