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My Hometown: Embracing the Charms in New Ulm, Minnesota

Executive Director New Ulm Turner Hall talks about Turner Hall, serving various community functions such as education, cultural events, and physical education, holds a significant historical and cultural legacy. It has been pivotal in hosting theatrical performances, festivals, and promoting physical education in the community. Notably, it stands as one of the oldest taverns in the country.

Flandrau State Park, spanning 1,000 acres, offers diverse landscapes including grasslands, marshes, and wooded areas along the Big Cottonwood River. It provides a range of recreational activities such as hiking trails, camping facilities, a sand-bottom swim pond, and various sports amenities catering to outdoor enthusiasts and families alike.

Tom Furth, a descendant of New Ulm's founders, delves into the city's rich heritage, particularly its German roots. He discusses the significance of the Hermann Monument, a symbol of German-American heritage, and highlights cultural events like Bavarian Blast. The segment also showcases local entertainers and the community's vibrant cultural scene.

Kyle Marti, representing Schell’s Brewery, discusses its legacy as the second oldest family-owned brewery in the United States. He elaborates on the brewery's offerings, its connection to the community, and its status as a year-round tourist destination. The segment provides insights into the brewery's history, facilities, and popular beer varieties.

Sarah Warmka provides an overview of New Ulm as a festival city with a rich blend of German architecture, dining options, and historical attractions. She highlights the city's medical care facilities, educational institutions, and cultural landmarks such as the Historic State Street Theater and the Brown County Historical Museum. The segment also showcases the city's vibrant downtown atmosphere during festivals and its diverse accommodation options.

New Ulm
MN
"My Hometown" show
Andrea Boettger
Liz Malloy
Tom Furth
Kyle Marti
Sarah Warmka
Executive Director
Park and Recreation Supervisor
German Descendant
Vice President
President & CEO
Turner Hall
Flandrau State Park
Hermann Monument
Schell’s Brewery
Chamber of Commerce
Community functions
Historical and cultural legacy
Recreational activities
German roots
Brewery legacy
Tourist destination
Festival city
German architecture

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