Posts tagged with "centennial"

Winona Municpal Band celebrates its Centennial this year

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 29, 2015

For 100 years the Winona Municipal Band has been entertaining the people of Winona. Originally formed in 1855 as the Gate City Band, the Winona Municipal Band has the distinction of being the oldest continually performing city band west of the Mississippi River. This year the Winona Municipal Band welcomes a new director. Levi Lundak, […]

Winona’s old armory celebrates its cenntenital

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 2, 2015

The former Winona National Guard Armory, which is the present home of the Winona County History Center, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Before the armory was built, Winona County Historical Society archivest Walt Bennek said soldiers meet at several rented spaces around the city. The earliest meeting place was Sanborn Hall which was located […]

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