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A-Historical Hike of Quarry Hill Park

Thursday, October 4, 2012
OS Quarry Hill Nature 701 Silver Creek RD NE RochesterMNUnited States of America  55906
Thursday, October 4, 2012
OS Quarry Hill Nature 701 Silver Creek RD NE RochesterMNUnited States of America  55906

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The lands of Quarry Hill Park were once part of Rochester's historic State Hospital grounds. Join other adults on a guided walking tour of the park to visit some of the interesting historic features that remain from a century of State Hospital use. For example did you know that there are actually two historic quarries in the park, that the hospital farmed over 1,000 acres and ran a soap factory that provided soap to all of Minnesota's state hospitals? From cave, to cemetery, to quarry operations - the history is rich and intriguing! We will cover about a mile of up and down terrain. Participants should wear good walking shoes. Quarry Hill Nature Center, West Entrance (9th St.NE) Instructor: Travis Meyer, Quarry Hill Naturalist

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Thursday, October 4, 2012
OS Quarry Hill Nature 701 Silver Creek RD NE RochesterMNUnited States of America  55906
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