Finnish Pioneer Park
The purpose of the Cokato Finnish American Historical Society is to preserve the history of the Finnish pioneers and others who settled in
this area of Wright County. The society is a self supporting non profit organization. The society holds many educational and social events during the year.
Rural School Reuion
Rural School program on October 9th at Temperance Corner Hall. The program will recognize the 50th anniversary of the closing of the area rural schools. Davey Bajari and his committee will be featuring three of the many rural schools: Birch Lake, French Lake, and Lee School.
Special displays for each school will be set up in the school house. There will be a social gathering after the noon program for the alumni.
Oct 9, 2021 Sat
Dec 4, 2021 Sat
Jan 19, 2022 Mon
Business Meeting Dates
July 12th Monday 6:30pm Sept 13th Monday 6:30pm
at Temperance Hall
A touch of Finland
Auction fundraiser are these beautiful hand painted Arabia of Finland dinnerware set. Sixteen pieces include 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates, 4 cups and 4 saucers.
How to bid:
In person at the Fall Festival
Via Face Book on messager
Via Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Auction closes Oct 9, 2021 11:30am CST
Historical Society Videos
In partnership with the Cokato Museum the Cokato Finnish American Historical Society is making informational videos to be posted on YouTube. Our goal is to have a video for each on the historical buildings at the Finnish Pioneer Park.