Bus Trip to New Ulm

Registration for this event is now closed as all seats have been sold.  If you wish to be placed on a waiting list, please call the Center at 651-962-5188 and leave a message with your name, telephone number and number of seats.  If an opening occurs, the Center will contact those on the wait list on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event Description:  This trip will feature an exploration of Minnesota's War History at the Brown County Museum, with commentary on historically significant locations by our instructor, Dr. Joseph Fitzharris, along our trip route.  The day will include lunch at a German restaurant, followed by a tour of the Schell Brewery.

Event Information:  Thursday, October 2, 2014.  Bus Departs from the UST St. Paul Campus by 8:00 a.m. and will return at 4:30 p.m.

Event Instructor & Trip CommentatorDr. Joseph Fitzharris is retired as Professor of Military History at the University of St. Thomas, where he taught courses on American Military History, the Civil War, and World War II. He has published on both wars. The Great Plains Regional Coordinator for the Society for Military History, he received the Simmons Memorial Service Award for service to the SMH. He is active in both the Twin Cities Civil War Round Table and the Dr. Harold C. Deutsch World War II History Roundtable.

Note:  Registrants will be sent specific departure and parking information one week prior to the event.