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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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