The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
“A” Mill Grain
A group of charred wheat grains collected after the explosion of the Washburn "A" Mill, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 2, 1878.
For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this grain in our collections database.