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Scarecrow Contest Voting

Scarecrow voting is OPEN!


DCHS Scarecrow Contest Voting

Vote for your favorite scarecrows located on the lawn at the Douglas County Historical Society! We thank our seven special scarecrows and their makers for helping us to make this a fun fall season.

Our scarecrows this year include:

Scarecrow 1: DCHS Board of Directors, “Winter Weather Warning”
Scarecrow 2: Legacy of the Lakes Museum, “Winnie the Walleye”
Scarecrow 3: MidMinnesota Federal Credit Union, “Mr. Piggy Bank”
Scarecrow 4: Bethel Manor & Winona Shores, “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”
Scarecrow 5: Prairie Fire District – Northern Lights Council Scouting, “Clowning Around with Cub Scouts”
Scarecrow 6: Moses-Aaron 4-H Club, “Scare-Gnome”
Scarecrow 7: Runestone Museum, “Scarecrow Ole”

Follow the instructions to vote for your TWO favorite scarecrows at our website [ https://www.dchsmn.org/scarecrows2023/ ]

You can also call DCHS to vote at 320-762-0382 or visit us in person, 9-2 through Monday. Voting online will run until Monday, October 30th, with the winners announced on Halloween.

Thank you!