The immigrant journey on the Iron Range shown anew

A new exhibit opens this weekend at the Minnesota Discovery Center (formerly Ironworld) in Chisholm. My Iron Range history hero Pam Brunfelt opens the exhibit Saturday.

Journey Stories exhibit to open at Minnesota Discovery Center

Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm will host the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street exhibit Journey Stories January 29 through March 12, 2011. Journey Stories focuses on tales of journeys across the US, from those of American Indians to new American citizens. On January 29, regional historian Pam Brunfelt will help open the exhibit with a presentation about immigrants with a special emphasis on women’s experiences. She will show the third segment of the film “Iron Range: Building America,” The People, and discuss women’s contributions to the Range.  Brunfelt’s presentation begins at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students age 7 to 17 and free to children age 6 and under, and free to Minnesota Discovery Center members. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.

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