Artifacts


This page will be showcasing some of the artifacts that the Historical Society has collected and would like to display once we have a building to house them.

Here are 2 photos of the original safe that the Sartell Bros used in their businesses. You can see the Sartell Bros. engraved on the top frame. The safe is a Hall's Safe and Lock Company.

The safe measures 56 inches tall, 36 inches wide, and 34 inches deep. It weighs in at 1000 lbs.

This is the wedding dress of Joyce Kitzmiller Gelle. Joyce Kitzmiller and Ervin Gelle were married on October 10, 1953 at St. Mary's Cathedral in St. Cloud. They lived and farmed in Sartell for many years. Joyce and Ervin were active members in the community of Sartell. Governor Arnie Carlson declared March 31, 1995 "Joyce Gelle day in Minnesota"

This was the boat house of Joe and Marie Gallus, located on Riverside Ave. across from DeZURIK. The granite plaque with their name and date 1949 is all that is left.

These were the tools used to grab ice "cakes" blocks from the Mississippi River.

Birler Pole

This pike pole was used by the River Drivers, to float the logs down the Mississippi River.

This Edwardian hat was a popular style for women to wear in the early 1900's.

This hat was donated by Rose Pearson of Sartell.

This is a White Rotary brand treadle sewing machine. It used a rotary hook bobbin driver. It was manufactured at their plant in Cleveland, Ohio and dates to the early 1900's. The metal patent plate lists June 1913 as its last date.

This sewing machine and cabinet was donated by Rose Pearson of Sartell.

WINTER HAVEN ARTIFACTS

Metal license plate decoration.

1951 Winter Haven Queen traveling Crown worn by and donated by Joyce Yozamp McCann.

Promotional pins

Aerial photo of Winter Haven

Winter Haven Jacket