July 28 10 am - 5 pm | Minneapolis
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 35W Bridge collapse on Aug. 1, 2007, MNHS will display a remnant of the bridge, a gusset plate, at Mill City Museum.
UPDATE: Thank state leaders for funding for Historic Fort Snelling. The legislature included $4 million for the revitalization of Historic Fort Snelling in the capital investment budget passed May 26th. This money will fund design work, the next step toward construction. MNHS will advocate for the remaining $30 million in the 2018 legislative session.
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During World War II, prisoners of war helped relieve a severe labor shortage in many rural areas of the U.S. In Clay County, Minnesota, POWs worked on farms to plant, tend, and harvest the crops that otherwise might have been lost.
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