The Washington County Historical Society will welcome Associate Warden Victor Wanchena at the Historic Warden’s House Museum in Stillwater. This free presentation will dive into the evolution of corrections in Minnesota 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23.
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 questions with Associate Warden Wanchena after the presentation.
Victor Wanchena is Associate Warden of Administration at the Stillwater Minnesota Corrections Facility located in Bayport.