History Players for Grades 4-8
William de la Barre
Chief water engineer for Minneapolis.
See how Minneapolis became world famous for its flour. Students will learn about:
- The milling disaster that brought him to Minneapolis
- How industry changed St. Anthony Falls and the Mississippi River to benefit business
- His experiences as chief water engineer for Minneapolis
- The rise of Minnesota and establishment of Minneapolis as the flour capital of the world
"Northern Lights" Chapter 10
Request this program for Adults: http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/history-players-adults
Request this program for Students: http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/hpic
NOTE: History Players must be scheduled at least six weeks in advance. Availability of specific characters may be limited and is subject to change. Additional fees for mileage and lodging reimbursement apply to travel outside of the Twin Cities metro area.