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Art show traces Louisiana Purchase to Brainerd's upper Mississippi


A group of historians will attend a special art opening July 27 at Madden’s Resort’s Stable Gallery to view paintings that tie Brainerd’s Upper Mississippi River to the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.

The event, the 210ths Anniversary Art Show, is free to the public. The oil paintings entitled “Our French/Indian Key to the Louisianan Purchase” by Robert Perrizo are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays, July 27 through Aug. 23.

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