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Lunchbox History Series – When Minnehaha Flowed with Whiskey

September 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FREE

Lunchbox History presents “When Minnehaha Flowed with Whisky” with historian and author, Karen E. Cooper.

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls—featuring dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits, and plenty of whiskey.

When Minnehaha Flowed with Whisky, A spirited History of the Falls by Karen E. Cooper, recently won the award for Best Minnesota Nonfiction at the 2023 Minnesota Book Awards This book tells the astonishing stories of the time when Minneapolitans went to the Falls to turn a profit and raise a little ruckus. There is even a local connection to SE Minnesota you don’t want to miss!

This FREE event, sponsored by the Mower County Historical Society, will be in the Pioneer Building. Everyone is invited to “Bring your lunch AND bring a friend,” to learn about history in a relaxing environment during the middle of the day.

 

Details

Date:
September 28, 2023
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Mower County Historical Society
Phone
5074376082
Email
director@mowercountyhistory.org

Venue

Mower County Historical Society – Pioneer Building
1303 6th Ave SW
Austin, MN 55912 United States
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Phone
(507) 437-6082
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