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Zenith City on Tap: Mining
May 7, 2015 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pmFree
You commonly hear about the industry today, but do you know how it started? And do you know just how instrumental Duluth was to that story?
First, hear Tony Dierckins from Zenith City Online talk about the Merritt family and their adventure discovering the Mesabi Iron Range to their successful then tragic relationship with the Standard Oil’s John D. Rockefeller.
Then, Dan Hartman, Director of Glensheen will describe the other side of the Mesabi Iron Range early story. Hear why US Steel became US Steel and how the Iron Range was the site of one of the largest Corporate battles in US history.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Happy half hour from 7–7:30.
Speakers begin at 7:30.