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On This Day In 1878, The Unthinkable Happened In Minnesota

On the evening of May 2nd in 1878, three deafening booms rang out over the city of Minneapolis. The noise originated from the largest mill in the world, which in a matter of seconds, was completely demolished.

Have you visited the Mill City Museum yet? For more information on the museum’s history and visiting, look here.

Jo Magliocco
Minnesota staff writer for Only in Your State and owner of Minnesota blog, I'm a Minneapolis transplant who loves my cats, camera, and local coffee. On the weekends I'm usually exploring the North Shore or making my way through the list of Minnesota's State Parks. Want to talk about MN or ask me a question? Tweet me @sotafiedjo!