Doug Ohman

For more than 20 years, Doug Ohman has been traveling throughout Minnesota capturing photos and stories.

He will be sharing some of his finds during  presentations Friday and Saturday in the Curling Building Clubhouse at the Isanti County Fair.

Ohman, of New Hope, is a photographer whose work has been featured in a number of books, including the “Minnesota Byways” series covering barns, churches, courthouses, schools, cabins and libraries.

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FRIDAY, JULY 23

1:00 - Heart of the Farm - Barns of Minnesota

3:00 - Saving History - Relics from Isanti Co. & more

5:00 - Name that town

SATURDAY, JULY 24

1:00 - Fair Time - The story of County Fairs

3:00 - Churches of Minnesota

5:00 - Heart of the Farm - Barns of Minnesota

Heart of the Farm

Friday, July 23 - 1:00 p.m. & Saturday, July 24 - 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy a trip back in time with Minnesota photographer and historian, Doug Ohman as he shares photographs and stories of some of the barns at the center of rural life.

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Saving History

Friday, July 23 - 3:00 p.m.

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Minnesota historian Doug Ohman has spent the past  6 years saving history that we walk over every day.  Doug uses a metal detector and his camera in this quest.  He will have relics on display from throughout Minnesota as well as Isanti County.   

Name that Town

Friday, July 23 - 5:00 p.m.

Travel throughout the state of Minnesota with Photographer and storyteller, Doug Ohman as he explores towns and villages.  This program will focus on the history of the location with fun stories relating to the naming of towns.

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Fair Time

Saturday, July 24 - 1:00 p.m.

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Enjoy photographs and stories from Minnesota historian, Doug Ohman as he shares the incredible grass roots story of County Fairs.  When did they start? What was the fair like 100 years ago? What is the future of County Fairs? These questions and so much more will be a part of this fascinating program.   

Churches of Minnesota

Saturday, July 24 - 3:00 p.m.

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Ride along with historian, Doug Ohman as he takes you throughout Minnesota exploring our church roots.  Doug has photographed thousands of churches and has many great memories and stories to share.

Friday, July 23

1:00 - Heart of the Farm - Barns of Minnesota

3:00 - Saving History - Relics from Isanti Co. & more

5:00 - Name that town

Saturday, July 24

1:00 - Fair Time - The story of County Fairs

3:00 - Churches of Minnesota

5:00 - Heart of the Farm - Barns of Minnesota