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Brainerd History Week – Old Crow Wing & Pioneer Day

August 11, 2018

10am-6pm – Paul Bunyan Land & This Old Farm Pioneer Village. Pioneer Days featuring 1914 steam engine operation, log sawing, shingle making, black powder demo, museum in motion, parade. Admission fee includes amusement park. Contact
Paul Bunyan Land for more information. 218-764-2524.

10:30-11:30am – Evergreen Cemetery History Walk. Meet at the First Avenue Gate. We will be visiting the final resting places of WW I veterans and victims of the 1918 Spanish Influenza epidemic. Contact John Van Essen with questions. 218-828-9013.

1pm – Community Bike Ride from Brainerd/Baxter to Crow Wing State Park. Meet at ___. Contact Brian Moon at Easy Riders for more information and to get registered. (218) 829-5516.

2pm – Crow Wing State Park – Historical Presentation at Beaulieu house. Includes information about the history of Old Crow Wing and the 150th Anniversary of the Assassination of Chief Hole-in-the-Day. To get to the Beaulieu House: Drive straight ahead from park entrance station to picnic shelter area parking lot. There is a
path and boardwalk on north end that leads to the Beaulieu House. The picnic shelter has been reserved as well in case of bad weather. A daily park pass is 7 dollars if you do not already have a year pass purchased. Contact Ray Nelson with questions. nelsonfamily1310@gmail.com

7pm – Downtown Brainerd History Walk. Meet at the Brainerd Public Library. Contact Carl Faust with questions. 218-820-2424. fertfaust@msn.com.

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August 11, 2018


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