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Local History Series returns to Landmark Center with focus on Federal Courts

 This fall, the "Uncle Sam Worked Here: Conversations in Local History" lecture series will return to Landmark Center.  The fall series is focused on the notable history of the Federal Courts and will feature at the court system that produced three Supreme Court Justices during the 20th century:  Chief Justice Warren Burger, Associate Justice Pierce Butler, and Associate Justice Harry Blackmun. 

The morning will begin with a guided tour of the "Uncle Sam Worked Here" exhibit in Landmark Center, beginning at 9:30 am, departing from the Visitor Information Center located on the first floor of Landmark Center. Complimentary refreshments will be served at 10:30 am, followed by the keynote address at 10:45am in the historic Courtroom 326.   The programs--which will be held on three successive Saturdays: October 31, November 7 and November 14--are free but require a reservation by calling 651-292-3063 or by email to: kthompson@landmarkcenter.org

The fall series is sponsored by the Federal Bar Association (Minnesota Chapter) and the Minnesota State Bar Foundation.  The series will return spring of 2010 with new speakers and related topics.   The "Uncle Sam Worked Here" exhibit is open during building hours. For more information please visit www.landmarkcenter.org.