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Cloquet, MN

  • Carlton County Historical Society 406 Cloquet Avenue Cloquet, MN, 55720 United States (map)

On Friday, March 16th, at 1:00pm, the Carlton County Historical Society will remember St. Urho's Day this year with a program about Finnish 1918 fires stories, at their museum in Cloquet.

Whether you are Finnish or not, join us to learn about the experiences of the Finnish families of Carlton County who experienced the horrors of this tragic event. After the program, celebrate the Finnish sisu of survival by toasting the fictitious St. Urho with grape juice. This program continues a year-long series of programs and activities commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1918 fire, which occurred on October 12, 1918.

Visitors will be able to view the museum's new exhibit, "A Century Ago- The Great 1918 Fire". Refreshments will be served after the program. Regular admission is $3 for adults, $1 for children under 12, and free admission for children under 5 and Carlton County Historical Society members. The museum is handicapped accessible.

Earlier Event: March 16
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Later Event: March 16
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