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'Before Cell Phones' exhibit now open at CCHS

The Carlton County Historical Society's current exhibit, "Before Cell Phones," now showing at its museum at 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet, is open the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays until June.

The Carlton County Historical Society's current exhibit, "Before Cell Phones," now showing at its museum at 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet, is open the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays until June.

This exhibit includes numerous items from the Carlton County Historical Society's collection that cell phones have now replaced. On view are historic land line phones, calculators, clocks, calendars, cameras, typewriters, maps, radios, phonographs and examples of handwriting. Visitors are encouraged to try our hands on area, including dialing a rotary phone, practicing your handwriting on a chalk board, typing on a manual typewriter with carbon paper and rubber stamping your guess of the cost of a globe in 1895.

Admission to the museum is $2 for adults, $1 for children under 12 and $5 for families. Children under 5 and CCHS members admitted free of charge. The museum is handicapped accessible. For more information, call 218-879-1938.

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