Women of Mill City Family Day

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Women of Mill City Family Day

Date
Sat., Mar 25, 2017, Noon - 3:00 pm
Location
704 S. 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Map

Contact
612-341-7582
mcm@mnhs.org
Cost
Included with site admission of $12 adults, $10 seniors, veterans/active military and college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members

Celebrate Women's History Month with a day devoted to the women of Mill City. Enjoy performances by four Mill City Museum history players portraying 19th and 20th century women from Minneapolis and the surrounding area. Explore the museum exhibits for stories of women who contribute to Minnesota history and Minneapolis' flour milling, like the female flour packers who began working at the Washburn A Mill in 1902. Test your skills in a "piecework challenge" against the speed of women mill workers who produced 2,200 bags of floor a day. Visitors can also dress up and have their picture taken as a 1950s "mill girl" and make their own paper hat like women flour packers wore in 1919.


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