Civil War

Community Wishes Troops Happy Holidays, from Depot

Letter Writing Session Open to All Ages

DULUTH, Minn.- Forget letters to Santa, members of the community of all ages made holiday greetings to send to our troops overseas. Craft supplies and of course, plenty of paper were available for people to jot down messages wishing the Troops a Happy Holidays. Historical Re-enactors explained that throughout history, soldiers have always treasured letters from home. “It’s nice holiday…

Traveling Exhibit Highlights 18 Civil War Volunteers

The 18 volunteers were all from St. Louis County.

DULUTH, Minn. – A new traveling exhibit shines a spotlight on 18 men from St. Louis County who served in the Civil War. The 18 Exhibit is on display at the Depot in downtown Duluth. Visitors will go back in time and learn what life was like for the men who volunteered to serve their country. The men made an impact…

Abraham Lincoln, Civil War Reenactors Perform for President’s Day

Coffee Conversation: President's Day at Duluth Depot

DULUTH, Minn. – In celebration of President’s Day, the Duluth Depot is welcoming a famous guest. Abraham Lincoln, played by Fritz Klein, is making an appearance today. Klein will be performing the “Last Full Measure” which chronicles the time between when he was shot and when he died. Additionally, Klein will give “Lincoln Talks” throughout the day. The Lincoln Funeral…