Storming of the Ice Palace, 1940

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Storming of the Ice Palace, 1940

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | February 4, 2019

Yesterday was the end of this year's Winter Carnival! This photo is of the storming of the Ice Palace, the traditional end of Carnival. The Palace was located in Como Park when this photo was taken in 1940.