Connie Hannesson gave a historical portrayal of the life of Sarah Sibley, the wife of Minnesota’s first governor, at the Museum in Crookston on July 21.

Connie Hannesson gave a historical portrayal of the life of Sarah Sibley, the wife of Minnesota’s first governor, at the Museum in Crookston on July 21.

Hannesson received a grant from the NW Minnesota Arts Council for an “authentic” costume, including a Victorian touring hat.

Her presentation was given in conjuction with an ice cream social. Both events were sponsored by the Polk County Historical Society.