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History Train Kickoff Event June 22nd

Categories: 2006 Press Releases | Author: SuperUser Account | Posted: 6/15/2006 | Views: 15599
June 15, 2006

     As part of St. Louis County’s Sesquicentennial year, the “History Train” will begin its tour of the County in Proctor June 22 to the 25 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  In addition, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Thursday June 22 at 5:00 PM off County 11 and Ugstad Road in Proctor, where officials and the public will be presented with special commemorative items.  This event is free and open to the public.

 

     The “History Train” will be bringing history directly to communities this summer in a fully renovated rail car, carrying a new exhibit about St. Louis County’s rich history.  

 

Upcoming locations include:       Virginia                      July 3-7

                                                 Biwabik                      July 13-16

                                                 Laskin Energy            July 21-23

                                                 Chisholm/ Hibbing     August 2-6

                                                 Mountain Iron            August 10-13

                                                 Proctor                       August 17-20

 

     Sponsors of this exhibit include St. Louis County, The Lake Superior Railroad Museum, The St. Louis County Historical Society and its local affiliates, Canadian National Railway, SMDC, the Benedictines, Minnesota Power and the Depot Foundation.

 

     For more information about this event or other Sesquicentennial events contact Ellen Quinn at (218) 726-2621 or quinne@co.st-louis.mn.us. 

 

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