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“This was a fun stop -” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Harold Schafer Heritage Center

Harold Schafer Heritage Center
Ranked #6 of 19 things to do in Medora
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Owner description: Phone - 1-800-633-6721
Healy, AK
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“This was a fun stop -”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

I would not make this a priority. But if you have time it is interesting to learn about the generous entrepreneur (and his lovely wife) who saved this small town. Think of John D. Rockefeller and Williamsburg, VA, on a smaller scale...

Visited September 2012
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Washington DC
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257 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Learned a lot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

The Harold Schafer Heritage Center is important to understanding how modern Medora came to be. I grew up in South Dakota but was not familiar with the story of the Gold Seal man and the guy who brought me Mr. Bubble!

Visited August 2012
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Albany, Oregon
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“The man behind the modern Medora.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

Everyone who enjoys Medora should know that the town is successful because of this man and his wife, Sheila. It is a free museum (can't beat that) full of really interesting facts about the Schafer family. Worth the time to find out how the modern Medora came to be.

Visited August 2012
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Sparta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“It tells the background of Harold Schafer”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

There are a couple 5 minute videos about Harold and his wife Sheila that are ok. The old TV show of Harold appearing on What's My Line was entertaining to those of us who remember the show, but other than that it is just a fancy way to brag about Harold Shafer. It is worth the price of admission, though. (Free)

Visited August 2012
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Arlington, Texas
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Surprisingly interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

As a child I lived two years in Bismarck, ND and knew the name "Harold Schafer". But as an adult I enjoyed learning about his life through the interesting film and all the "period pieces" of memorabilia. Glad that I wandered into the place!

Visited August 2012
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