Saturday, December 2, 2023

Old Glory from old timber

Nelson makes flag from former fair beer garden wood

Ben Sonnek
Posted 8/3/23

The former beer garden building at the Stearns County Fairgrounds in Sauk Centre has been demolished, but its century-old timbers still watch over fairgoers in the form of an American flag that hangs in the beer garden’s new space at the fairgrounds’ Activity Center. The flag was made by Sauk Centre resident Gavin Nelson, who has made several such flags before but never one with such unique material.

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