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Boy in Blue 

Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
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News, Events & Commemoratives
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​    Boys in Blue get their due - Mankato Free Press, June 4, 2016
    Boy in Blue Memorial to host 'Decoration Day' service - Mankato Free Press, May 26, 2016   
    Decoration Day Ceremony to Commemorate Fallen Soldiers - KEYV TV, May 25, 2016 
    Boy in Blue - Mankato Magazine, May 2016
​    President Lincoln's Funeral: 150 Years Later - May 3, 2015 - C-span
    Civil War Symposium Takes Visitors Back Through Civil War Era - KEYC TV, March 28, 2015 
    Boy in Blue project delayed - Mankato Free Press, September 21, 2014
    Local Soldier Milton Hanna marched with Sherman in Atlanta, helped build original Boy in Blue - Mankato Magazine, September 2014
​    Traveling Troupe presents next installment of Lincoln plays - Mankato Free Press - May 1, 2014
​    BOY IN BLUE monument begins to take shape - Mankato Free Press - May 13, 2013
​    Boy in Blue Memorial Breaks Ground at Lincoln Park - KEYC TV, April 16, 2013
​    "Boy in Blue" Groundbreaking planned for April 9th - KEYC TV, April 5, 2013
    Turning Point Civil War Symposium benefits continued effort to restore Mankato's lost Boy in Blue - Mankato Free Press, Mar. 8, 2013
    Stolen in State - Mankato Free Press, January 18, 2013
     Boy in Blue Cemetery Walk: Bringing historic stories to life - Mankato Free Press, Sept. 27, 2012
    Concert to aid statue drive - Mankato Free Press, July 2, 2012
    Bringing Back the Boy in Blue - Mankato Free Press, March 11, 2012
    Boy in Blue statue drive gets big boost - Mankato Free Press, March 4, 2012
    Group Hopes to bring back Boy in Blue - Mankato Free Press, July 2, 2011
    Boy in Blue Memorial Project News
    History of the Boy in Blue Monument
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Upcoming Events

​Deep Valley Book Festival
October 7, 2017 from 10 am - 5 pm
Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza in Mankato
Book Festival Raffle: We'll be conducting a raffle at the book festival and are looking for 
raffle donations. If you can help, please complete and send this form and someone will contact you. 
Proceeds from the raffle will be divided between three area non-profits. 
Raffle tickets will be for sale beginning September 18. 

​Veteran's Day in Lincoln Park
November 11, 2017 @ 1 pm

All proceeds benefit the Boy in Blue Memorial
T-shirts and medallions can be ordered online or send us an email for instructions on mail orders. 

Boy in Blue T-shirts - $20
100% cotton t-shirt in adult sizes Medium, Large, X-Large and XX-Large

Boy in Blue Medallion - $20
Medallion with red, white and blue ribbon, gift boxed with a commemorative
Thank you to all who have attended our fundraising events. 
Pictures from these events are posted on our Facebook page.
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