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Historical museum to take part in Iron County Heritage Festival

 

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Keira and Avery Koski, both age 9, portray Edna and Lucy Rogers, pioneer residents of Kimball, Wis. They will be part of the Iron County Historical Museum's step back in time open house on Friday, July 28, as they demonstrate parlor games of the early 20th century.

HURLEY - The Iron County Historical Museum will host a pair of events next week as part of the Iron County Heritage Festival, inviting the public to interact with county's past.

On Wednesday, the museum will host historian Dale Caskey, who will give an interactive presentation entitled "Lumber Camp Lore: Meet Hans the Lumberjack Homesteader."

The event, which promises to be "an entertaining look at one of Iron County's first industries," will begin at 6 p.m. in the museum's courtroom.

Caskey will portray Hans, a Norwegian lumberjack living on a homestead in Kimball in the year 1900. The pre...



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