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    CEILING MURAL IN THE MINDEN OPERA HOUSE
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    SEE THE MURALS

    by Rich62 Updated Jun 11, 2011
    A MURAL OF 1912
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    THERE ARE A FEW NICE MURALS painted on buildings in Minden. This one is near the southwest corner of the town square. It depicts the town square in 1912.

    Another pic shows the new (as of 2007) welcome signs at the edge of town. very nice.

    And a third photo shows the mural on the ceiling of the Minden Opera House.

    The fourth photo shows stars on the ceiling of the Opera House during a performance. There are even shooting stars that go across the ceiling. Pretty neat.

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    Take in a small-town parade!

    by Rich62 Written Sep 22, 2007
    MY GRANDSON GETS IN THE SPIRIT OF THINGS
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    The floats aren't as fancy as they have at the Rose Bowl, but you know what? Nobody cares. This is small-town America, and its great.

    Here are five photos of the Minden High School Homecoming Parade held on September 21, 2007.

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    Bird Watching

    by racerroy Written Apr 1, 2007

    The Sand Hill crane migration happens in late Febuary to first weeks in April and is spectacular.

    The Harold Wrap Pioneer Village Museum has everything from 1830's on on how America developed and you can spend a day or two just seeing that.

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    PIONEER VILLAGE

    by Rich62 Updated May 13, 2006

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    IN THE VILLAGE
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    This is an entire village from the pioneer era, with stores such as the general store, the pony express station, the schoolhouse and so on. There is also a fine collection of vintage automobiles and farm equipment here.

    Cost: Adults $9.50, 6 to 12 $5, under 6 free. 2nd day admission free.

    opens daily at 8 am Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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    SEE THE MANSIONS

    by Rich62 Updated Feb 26, 2008

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    A MINDEN MANSION
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    On the west side of the main north-south highway through Minden, you can see magnificent old mansions. The seem well cared for.

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    VISIT THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE

    by Rich62 Written Jul 13, 2006
    COME TO CHURCH IN MINDEN
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    THE CHURCH SHOWN IS SIMPLY AN EXAMPLE OF CHURCHES AVAILABLE IN MINDEN. This happens to be the Evangelical Free Church in the west part of town.

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