• Minnesota's Lost Mining Town Documentary

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    Name: Minnesota's Lost Mining Town Documentary
    Date: February 21, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
    Event Description:
    Minnesota’s Lost Mining Towns Thursday, February 21st at 6pm Minnesota’s Lost Mining Towns explores mining towns, or “locations”, across northern Minnesota that have been abandoned or have completely disappeared. For many of these locations, little is left to remember the workers, families and communities that created the foundation of the region as we know it today. To capture these foundational stories, this new documentary showcases oral histories and photographs from the era to record a history that is unique to the Iron Range. The public is welcome to enjoy a free screening before the documentary’s television premiere at the Minnesota Discovery Center on February 21, 2019. Doors open at 5:30pm, and the screening will begin at 6pm. Light refreshments will be available. The screening is free and open to the public with the generous support of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation (IRRR) and the Minnesota Discovery Center. The documentary was produced with the support of the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. WDSE•WRPT is premiering the Minnesota’s Lost Mining Towns on Tuesday, March 5 at 7pm on PBS North (check your local listings).
    Location:
    Minnesota Discovery Center 1005 Discovery Drive Chisholm, MN 55719
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, February 21st starting at 6pm
    Contact Information:
    Mara Brownlee 218-254-1223
    Fees/Admission:
    Free Admission
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