Tales of the Road: More Stories of Hwy 61

Cathy Wurzer, author of Tales of the Road: Highway 61
Thursday, May 13, 2010 | 5:30-6:30p.m.
Great Lakes Aquarium
Admission: free

Cathy Wurzer, host of Morning Edition on MPR and co-host of Almanac on Minnesota Public Television, will be May’s Voice of the Lake Speaker Series presenter at Great Lakes Aquarium. Join us as she prepares for a sequel to her book and shares more stories of her travels to familiar historic sites on Minnesota Highway 61. Uncover lost bits of highway history and hear some of the history that she has found in the Duluth region.



about 14 years ago

Interesting ... and cool all at the same time. 

My old boss back @ the Coffee Gallery down in Mpls recently did 61 end to end, starting up here and finishing down there, where it ends, you know.

He and Cathy kept in contact throughout his sabbatical, and he took tons of pictures here, on the flickr.


about 14 years ago

I have friends in Chicago who got married in Grand Marais and for their honeymoon traveled the length of 61. Every year on their anniversary they throw a crawfish boil.


about 14 years ago

zra - Waitaminute! I worked at Coffee Gallery for Jon when it was on Franklin (between Aldrich and Lyndale). I didn't know you'd worked for him. Where? When? Did he recover from his bije accident?


about 14 years ago

yeah, he has recovered...though he says things are a tad slower for him now. kinda like being on a whiskey drunk all the time.

uhmm, i worked for him a decade ago, putting the Gallery together @ Open Book on Washington over by Valspar and the Depot.

small world, eh? i hung out there a bit (Frank/Lyn) off and on for a couple of years myself...

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