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Spinning and weaving will be demonstrated at the event, as one of the old-fashioned skills in danger of becoming a "lost art".

Museum Appreciation Day coming to Becker County

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Did you know that Detroit Lakes was originally named "Detroit," and in 1926 the postal service changed the name to "Detroit Lakes" because we kept getting mail for Detroit, Michigan?


If you didn't know this, you're not alone.

Executive Director of the Becker County Museum Amy Degerstrom says there is so much rich history in this area that rarely becomes common knowledge, and that is one reason museum employees are resurrecting what is known as "Museum Appreciation Day."

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