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Mill City Museum

704 2nd St. S.
Minneapolis,55401United States

April 2024

Author Event: “It Took Courage” with Christopher P. Lehman

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill City Museum, 704 2nd St. S.
Minneapolis,55401United States
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Free

Join Minnesota Book Award winning author Christopher P. Lehman as he premieres his new book, It Took Courage: Eliza Winston's Quest for Freedom at Mill City Museum. Lehman uncovers the story of Winston's first forty-two years and her long struggle to obtain her freedom. For thirty-one years she was enslaved by the family of President Andrew Jackson. Winston's experience demonstrates the lengths to which a person would go to escape slavery, attempting to work both outside and inside the flawed…

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Springtime Farm

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mill City Museum, 704 2nd St. S.
Minneapolis,55401United States
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Regular Site Admission

Join Maplewood Historical Society and Mill City Museum in celebrating spring! The Bruentrup Heritage Farm was a working farm where everyone was busy in the springtime. Staff from the Maplewood Historical Society will share what would have been happening on that historic farm in the spring. Visitors can learn the science of butter, discover a way to make a fake apple pie, take home a seed for planting, and try the farm artifact challenge.

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Workers’ History Tour

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Mill City Museum, 704 2nd St. S.
Minneapolis,55401United States
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$16 – $20

Discover the dramatic story of work and labor in Minneapolis from the nineteenth century to today. On this tour, a Mill City Museum guide will tell of the actions taken by workers and activists to improve the lives of working people, including those in the milling industry and in related industries throughout the city, and the response of management in the Citizens Alliance to create anti-union policies. Tour guests will also gain insight into how labor was divided across lines…

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Washburn A Mill Tour

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 28, 2024 at 10:00 am

Mill City Museum, 704 2nd St. S.
Minneapolis,55401United States
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$16 – $20

Explore the nooks and crannies of the Washburn A Mill, the National Historic Landmark that is the home of Mill City Museum. The tour highlights the lives of men and women who worked there, how the building functioned during its peak flour milling years, how it changed over time, and how the mill ruin was converted to a museum and office building. Includes museum admission the day of the tour.

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