The History of the Grand/Ware Auditorium: It was a Grand event at the Grand

"!{float:right;margin:0 0 0 5px;}http://northfield.org/files/thumb_wheeler.jpg!":http://northfield.org/files/Becca%20Wheeler.jpg Last Thursday (4/6/06) the Northfield Historical Society presented the History of the Grand/Ware Auditorium. The program kicked off with Becca Wheeler, NHS intern and St. Olaf student, giving a very well prepared history of the Grand.

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"!{float:left;margin: 0 5px 0 0;}http://northfield.org/files/thumb_house.jpg!":http://northfield.org/files/full%20house.jpg She documented how A.K. Ware founded the Ware Auditorium in 1899 and its first set back four months later with a fire. She went up to the present, detailing the Grand long and rich history. Becca closed by saying,
“For this reason I would like to agree with AK Ware’s statement that, Surely a resident of Northfield has much to be thankful for and little to growl about.

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