July 22, 2022
With the annual Carlton Daze celebration just around the corner, I am dedicating this column to all the ways we celebrate our city. Over the years, how many unique community celebrations has Carlton had? I checked at the Carlton County Historical Society to find out. I didn’t find an exact number but saw there have been several celebrations over the years, including a street fair that started in 1914 and a cabbage festival held in late fall.
At one time there was a July Fourth at Carlton, beginning with a parade starting at the Village Hall, then a baseball game between Carlton and Wrensh...