Jo Wittler Interview – The Marquette Regional History Center Presentation: Toys in Yooperland

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Magnetic Jack Straws and Wooden Truck Car from the MRHS's Toys in YooperLand Starting January 16th

Magnetic Jack Straws and Wooden Truck Car from the MRHS’s Toys in YooperLand Starting January 16th

Marquette, MIJanuary 16, 2016 – The Marquette Regional History Center presents the Special Exhibit:Toys in Yooperland

Jo Wittler’s interview on the 8th Day on January 9th covered the special exhibit in depth, including Iron Money, Early Editions of the Game Monopoly, and the rise of the Middle Class giving rise to the toy industry. Listen to the Interview: Jo Wittler – Toys in YooperLand – Iron Money – mp3

January 16 – April 16, 2016 open during regular museum hours. January 16th 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Come enjoy the wonderful toy collection from the Marquette Regional History Center—from colorful tin toys, quirky mechanical toys, to beloved dolls and stuffed animals. Explore toys and games from the Victorian Era to the late 20th century and see how they have changed or remained the same.

Admission rates are $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, $5.00 for students, and $2.00 for children 12 and under. For more info visit marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571.

 

The 8th Day airs each Saturday 9a-10a on Sunny.FM.

 

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