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Sep232018

September 23, 2018, Sunday - Disasters of the Riverfront Tour at the Mill City Museum

Time: 1:00pm

Location: Mill City Museum, 704 South 2nd Street

Disasters of the Riverfront Tour

Take a guided walking tour of the St. Anthony Falls milling district and learn about some of the most tragic disasters in Minnesota history. Hear the stories of fires, floods, explosions, collapses, and other natural and human-created calamities. Visitors will learn about the Eastman Tunnel Collapse in 1869, the Great Conflagration of 1893, bridge collapses in 1859 and 2007, numerous fires, and massive landscape changes that shaped the Twin Cities.

This tour includes about 1.5 miles of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.