Blackduck Area History and Arts Center

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Title

Blackduck Area History and Arts Center

Subject

History and Arts Center

Description

The Blackduck Area History and Arts Center was formed to preserve local history and showcase local artists. The Center holds the TIN PAN gALLErY, a gallery and shop that mostly holds work by local artists with talent in woodcarving, quilting, and other creative work. The Center’s library contains a collection of past documents including, township oral histories, past scrapbooks, obituary records, and past high school yearbooks. The sites that are held within the Center, hold collections of past school tools, as well as outdoors sports equipment. Their General Store hold a display of original switchboards operated in Blackduck and Hines by Blackduck Telephone Company. As well, they have a Military display, which contains a numerous amount of artifacts including past pictures, uniforms, and recorded stories from local veterans. Their Ethnic display also contains a replica of a real Indian wigwam. The Center is in constant flux of acquiring new artifacts and offering different exhibits at a regular basis that will help promote a historical experience and education for all ages.

Creator

Contact: Shirley Gilmore

Source

(281) 835-4478
gilmores@paulbunyan.net

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Date

Hours: Thursdays and Fridays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Saturdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contributor

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Rights

Free Admission

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Identifier

P.O. Box 223
133 Main Street NE
Blackduck, MN 56630

Coverage

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Citation

Contact: Shirley Gilmore , “Blackduck Area History and Arts Center ,” Directory of Historical and Cultural Organizations and Museums , accessed March 20, 2019, https://nllndirectory.omeka.net/items/show/4.

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