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MN History Center

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
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Museum Hours

Tue 10 am-8 pm
Wed-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm 
Closed Monday (Open Monday holidays year round)
Museum Holiday Hours

Library Hours

Tue 9 am-8 pm
Wed-Sat 9 am-4 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday
Library Holiday Hours

Admission

  • $11 adults
  • $9 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $9 active military w/ID
  • $6 children ages 6-17
  • Free Tuesdays 5-8 pm
  • Free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members
  • Free to visit the library
     

Contact

651-259-3000
Contact

2015 Jul 30

 

Joseph Farr

Joseph Farr

1832-1910
Station Master on the Underground Railroad
 
Imagine what it was like to be a slave … to seek freedom … to  set others free! Joseph Farr will help your students consider:
  • The conditions in which enslaved people lived and their efforts to escape
  • The factors that motivated Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation
  • The Proclamation’s legacy over the past 150 years
  • The future of race relations, equality, and opportunity in Minnesota and the nation
  • What it takes to become an agent for positive change  
 
Availability 
Joseph Farr is available for the following programs:

 

This program is presented by the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas. Funding provided by the Otto Bremer Foundation.