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The Clamming Industry of the Upper Mississippi

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park, Prescott WI

Oct 15 2017
The Clamming Industry of the Upper Mississippi

Come learn from a local expert how mussel shells became an important industry for towns up and down the river.

Come learn from a local expert how mussel shells became an important industry for towns up and down the river. This presentation will include a visual display of postcards from the era of the button industry depicting the locations, equipment, and people who were part of this piece of our local history. Mr. Stumm will also bring along various artifacts he has collected over the years, including some tools, pamphlets, mussel shells, buttons, and more!

Robert Stumm is a graduate of the University

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Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park

200 Monroe Street, Prescott, WI 54021

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