4201 Sheridan Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
JOIN THE LINDEN HILLS HISTORY STUDY GROUP
Everyone is welcome
Saturday, November 21, 10 a.m.*
St. John’s Episcopal Church
4201 Sheridan Ave. S.
Ice Racing: A Brief History of Horse Racing on Ice on City Lakes from 1880s to 1920s
by Kathy Kullberg
What to do with your Minnesota race horse in the long winter months? Why not give them exercise and have them earn their keep, stay in fit condition, and have a bit of fun at the same time. For more than three decades, between 1888 and 1929, winter circuit racing schedules existed in the Twin Cities from late December to late March. Hear about the owners, the drivers, and the horses skimming swiftly across the ice on city lakes. Did the famous Dan Patch ever race on Lake of the Isles?
Suggested donation is $3 for non-members of LHHSG.
*Optional holiday lunch following the Ice Racing program, at the Chatterbox Pub, Linden Hills 4501 France Ave. S., Minneapolis.
We will order from the menu. Please reserve your space at the lunch by November 16th. Email your reservation, with the number in the party, to firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 612 926-0646 and leave a message if necessary. Everyone is welcome.
Check out the LHHSG website for more information about upcoming events www.lindenhillshistory.info/.