Shoe Lady will present the Art of Making Shoes Sunday at the Kiesling House
NEW ULM — Programming at the Historic Kiesling House on Sunday, July 8, features Pegeen Rozeske, The Shoe Lady, a Historical Re-enactor, shoe maker and New Ulm resident. She will present the Art and Mystery of a Cordwainer. A journeyman shoemaker, Rozeske travels through time as well as across the miles to demonstrate what making footwear entailed when this country was just beginning.
Rozeske’s program will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St.
This presentation complements the regular programming which includes a guided tour, a video presentation and exhibits. Explore the past at The Historic Kiesling House, constructed in 1861, and learn about the Kiesling family that built the house. The family and their house survived the US-Dakota War of 1862. The house is the only wood-framed house from that era remaining in Brown County.
Admission: $3 per person – free for 5 and under.