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The new exhibit ‘Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s” will be featured at the Minnesota History Center at the time that the Becker County Museum and Detroit Lakes Library are hosting a free trip to the History Center on Saturday, May 31. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Free trip to MN History Center offered May 31

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Who doesn’t remember Gumby, Barbie, the Slinky, Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head? Either you played with them, your kids did or your grandkids.


Now, they are a part of history (even though they still line the shelves in most toy departments), and the Minnesota History Center is telling the history behind the toys of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.

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