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History Train Rolls into Hoyt Lakes

Categories: 2006 Press Releases | Author: SuperUser Account | Posted: 7/21/2006 | Views: 15519
July 17, 2006

Contact:  Ellen Quinn

               Public Information Officer

               (218) 726-2621

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

St. Louis County Celebrates 150th Anniversary

By Rolling Out History Train!

 

     As part of St. Louis County’s Sesquicentennial year, the “History Train” will continue its tour of the County at Laskin Energy Center in Hoyt Lakes July 21 to 23, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday the 21st, and 10:00 – 5:00 PM on the 22nd and 23rd.

     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:    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, and Minnesota Power, and the Depot Foundation.    

     For more information about this event or other Sesquicentennial events contact Ellen Quinn at (218) 726-2621. 

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