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In 1909, a stock company was formed for the purpose of erecting a building to be used for a fraternity hall and place of entertainment. The building was started in 1909 and dedicated in 1910. It is of brick with an ornamental front. The place is well lit with gas, and few stages in southeran Minnesota are as well equipped. The building is 100x50 feet. The auditorium is 50x66 and stage 24x50 feet. A fine balcony adds to the seating capacity.

The Woodman Hall Association was organized, as stated, in 1909. The officers were: President, E. F. Greening ; secretary, W. D. Lockwood; treasurer, G. A. Wright; directors, F. M. Higbie, C. W. Martin, Andrew Haugen, C. E. Hovda, August Biederbeck and G. G. Torgrimson. The present officers are the same with the exception that Fred Seabern is secretary.

From the History of Mower County, Minnesota, 1911; pages 364 & 365.

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