Hope, North Dakota: Two-Headed Calf, Execution Ax

The beheading ax is part of the museum's exhibit on Lodge initiation regalia. The freak calf, born in 1941, is a classic Roadside crowd-pleaser.

Steele County Museum

Address:
301 Steele Ave., Hope, ND
Directions:
Steele County Museum. Downtown. On the northeast corner of Hwy 5/Steele Ave. and 3rd St.
Hours:
Summer M-Th 9-4, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
701-945-2394
Admission:
Adults $5.
RA Rates:
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Two-Headed Calf, Antique Radios

Steele County Museum has many treasures, such as artifacts of secret societies (including Freemasons and Odd Fellows), a huge collection of antique radios, and a two-headed calf! This place was amazing. I spent an hour-and-a-half here, and could easily have stayed for four.

[Quilly, 08/21/2017]

A Masonic beheading ax in the museum is a noteworthy item. It may have been made by this company.


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