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Events from May 20, 2018 to May 26, 2018

  • From May 22, 2018 6:30 pm until May 22, 2018 8:00 pm
    At 301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, MN 56258, USA Categories: Lyon County Historical Society
    Tuesday May 22 @ 6:30pm Dr. Mary Jones, Director of Extended Learning & Academic Outreach at SMSU, will present on Tenement Life for the Immigrants in New York City, 1890s on Tuesday, May 22 at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall. The program starts at 6:30pm. Over 23 million immigrants came to America between 1881 and the mid 1920’s. Life in America was a hard life for most immigrants in a city filled with overcrowding, crime, disease and gritty reality. Dr. Mary Jones will explore the life of families in the tenements as documented through the photography of Jacob Riis. The program is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the museum at 507-537-6580 or director@lyoncomuseum.org
  • From Mar 01, 2018 6:42 pm until Jun 01, 2018 8:42 pm
    At 301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, MN 56258, USA Categories: Lyon County Historical Society
    The traveling exhibit, Boys in Blue: The Grand Army of the Republic, A Civil War Veterans’ Organization opens March 1 at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall. The exhibit runs until June 1. The traveling exhibit was organized by the Siouxland Heritage Museums, Sioux Falls, SD.
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