Sponsored By
An organization or individual has paid for the creation of this work but did not approve or review it.



Day in History: Dr. MacCarty chairs Mayo Centennial Celebration

1988 – 25 years ago

An exhibit of original oil paintings by Charlotte Wiskow, of Eyota, will open at the Olmsted County History Center and Museum. Her works will be on display through the month of April.

Jeff Walker, son of Bob and Maxine Walker, was named "Teen-ager of the Month" by the Rochester Elks Club. Jeff is involved in football, basketball, baseball, track and Spanish club.

A split-entry home in Country Club Manor on 42nd Ave. NW built in 1983 is priced at $62,500.

1963 – 50 years ago


Five more retail stores are now open at the new Crossroads Shopping Center. They are Kinney Shoes, Phil's Electronics, Filmshops Inc.; a pet, craft and hobby shop and a barber shop operated by Edward Sursely.

Dr. Collin MacCarty, a member of the Section of Neurology Surgery of the Mayo Clinic, has been named general chairman of the Mayo Centennial which will be celebrated throughout 1964.

Henry's Drive-In on U.S. 14 West has a ½ chicken with fries for $1.19, onion rings for 30 cents and milk shakes for 20 cents.


1938 – 75 years ago

Dr. Charles W. Mayo joined in a fight to save the life of Richard Lilly; president of the First National Bank, whose car plunged 100 feet off the high bridge in St. Paul. Dr. Mayo joined a group of physicians attending to his care.

Several Rochester dog owners learned the fine points about trimming and handling dogs for exhibit as an expert and licensed handler spent the day assisting owners in preparation for the Rochester Kennel Club's annual bench show.

What To Read Next
Get Local