Chronister Collection

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contributed by Barbara Chronister
Class of 1954


Hanover Heritage Days, May 28 - June 5, 1966
Flag-raising ceremony on Center Square May 28, 1966, to officially launch the Hanover Heritage Days Celebration. These flags will fly during the entire Heritage Days Celebration. There are 30 colorful reproductions of historic flags, prepared for the Hanover Area Historical Society by Will Clausen.

Read more about the Wilfred C. Clausen Flag Collection here. A display of all the Clausen flags was presented during Dutch Days in July of 2005 at Wirt Park.

Heritage Days were the predecessor to the current Dutch Days Festival.

Center Square Replica of the Old Market - information booth Silsby Fire Engine
Trone and Weikert Display German Band Fischer's Window Display
Flag used during the Battle of Hanover in 1863.
Store window displays
Fischer's Fischer's Leader Store Baker's