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Archaeologist Sanders to speak at event in Slayton

The Murray County Historical Society invites the public to attend its January Dinehart Lunchbox Lecture starting at noon Jan. 13 in the 4-H building on the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton.

There is a cost per person; Historical Society members get in free. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch, and beverages and light snacks are provided.

This month’s lecture will be presented by retired Minnesota Historical Society Archaeologist Thomas Sanders and his 23 years of research on the Jeffers Petroglyphs and Southwest Minnesota's Red Rock Ridge. The presentation will show examples of the Ridge's rock art and discuss ongoing 23 year-long Indigenous-based research by the Red Rock Ridge Research Group made of Dakota elders and archaeologists.

For more information about this and other museum events, call (507) 836-6533 or email

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