Dancing into history, 1860s style

Even the organizers of the Sanitary Fair Hop admit that the name leaves a lot to be desired.

If nothing else, the members of the Living History Society of Minnesota figure that they can use the odd reactions the name produces as a teaching device.

“The Sanitary Commission was a forerunner of the Red Cross. It raised money to help soldiers and their families,” said Betsy Connolly, the member of the organization’s board who is organizing the event.

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