Hear the Songs of Irish Lumberjacks at the North West Company Fur Post

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Release dated: 
March 13, 2013
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Quick facts: 

Event: Brian Miller and Randy Gosa - Songs of Pine County's Irish Lumberjacks
Date: Friday, April 12, 2013
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Place: North West Company Fur Post, 12551 Voyageur Lane
Box 51, Pine City
Cost: $15
Phone: 320-629-6356
Website: http://www.mnhs.org/nwcfurpost

Hear the Songs of Irish Lumberjacks at the North West Company Fur Post

Irish-American loggers with names like O’Brien and Brennan figured heavily in the early history of Pine County and it was Irish singers and fiddlers who provided entertainment during the evening hours. WoodBrian Miller, a Bemidji, Minnesota native, is no stranger to Pine County's rich logging history. Miller and Wisconsin-native Ryan Gosa team up to bring Pine County's lumberjack past to life through music. This program is presented in partnership with Pine Center for the Arts.

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