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Events and Museum News

Upcoming Events

Sept 14

 1:30

Civil War Roundtable

"Lincoln and the Hellgate: The Effie Afton Trial" presented by George Romano

The Hellgate was the first rail bridge across the Mississippi River (1857). This is the story of that bridge, a spectacular shipwreck and fire (the Effie Afton), and the railroad industry itself put on trial. Their lawyer in federal court? A young lawyer from Illinois who in three years would be president.

Civil War Roundtable meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Meetings are free for members or $3.00/general admission. Visit our Roundtable page for membership details. 

Oct 12

 1:30

Civil War Roundtable

US-Dakota War 1862 5th Minnesota Regiment: Companies B, C, and D presented by Vince Botz

Civil War Roundtable meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Meetings are free for members or $3.00/general admission. Visit our Roundtable page for membership details. 

Nov 4

 11:00-1:00

Anniversary Celebration - Civil War Era Lunch
Stay tuned for details!

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