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Albert Woolson Remembrance Dinner

Ticket Price $20

August 2, 2016

4 PM - Rededication Ceremony of the Albert Woolson Statue

5 PM - Social Hour

6 PM - Dinner by Kurtz Catering

7 PM - Program with Ken Buehler, Executive Director of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and of Historic Union Depot Corporation

St. Louis County Historical Society invites you to an Albert Woolson remembrance dinner on the evening of August 2, 2012, at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot) commemorating the life and legacy of Albert Woolson, the oldest surviving Civil War soldier, who was a citizen of Duluth for much of the later part of his life after serving in the Union Army.  The dinner event is collaboration between the Society’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall program, the David Wisted-Zenith City American Legion Post 28 and the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.

The event will begin outside the building at 4:00 PM with a ceremony of rededication of the Woolson statue near the entrance.  Civil War re-enactors will be present. 

A social hour at 5:00 PM follows with opportunity to tour – free - the Lincoln Funeral Car exhibit in the Railroad Museum, along with the newly created Albert Woolson exhibit and Civil War artifact exhibit.  Veterans’ Memorial Hall’s long-term exhibit, Generations of Service, will also be open to dinner guests.

The dinner will be served at 6:00 PM by Kurtz Catering.

A presentation on Albert Woolson by Ken Buehler, Executive Director of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and of Historic Union Depot Corporation, will begin at 7:00 PM.

Tickets are $20.00 and can be reserved by calling Society staff at 218-733-7586 or sending checks to SLCHS, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth, Minnesota.

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