The Washington County Historical Society will welcome Victor Wanchena at the Historic Warden’s House Museum 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23. This free presentation will dive into the evolution of corrections in Minnesota. 

Wanchena will explore the establishment of the territorial prison in 1853, formation of the Department of Corrections in 1959, and trace the department’s evolution into the new millennium. There will be time for a question and answer session with Wanchena after the presentation. 

Wanchena is Associate Warden of Administration at the Stillwater Minnesota Corrections Facility located in Bayport.


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