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Archaeologist visits Old Wadena

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A group of enthusiastic history seekers braved the cold and rain Saturday afternoon at Old Wadena Park.

Guy Gibbon, professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota, joined local historian John Crandall and Mary Harrison in leading a tour at the park.


Old Wadena Park is about 15 miles east of Wadena on the Crow Wing River and Partridge River. The area used to be popular with trappers and fur traders, Crandall said.

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