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Minnesota African American Museum Grand Opening, Minneapolis, Minnesota
By: Joe Hoover | June 6, 2012
After many years of planning and fundraising the Minnesota African American Museum opened its doors on June 1st, 2012 Minnesota now joins the 44 other states that have a museum dedicated to African American history. The Museum is housed in the 128-year-old historic Coe Mansion in Minneapolis' Stevens Square Neighborhood. The museum's first exhibit, devoted to the history of black baseball in Minnesota, and its effect on the Upper Midwest.