Transcript of "Great River Outing - Gems Along the Mississippi Trail"
Posted by http://MillCityTimes.comGREAT RIVER OUTINGGEMS ALONG THEMISSISSIPPI RIVER TRAILNOVEMBER 13When: Sunday, November 13, 2011Time: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.Begin: Marshall Terrace Park,2740 Marshall Street NE, Minneapolis 55418Join a walk with park historian DavidSmith, Commissioner Liz Wielinski,and Marshall Terrace resident andAFCAC co-facilitator Mary JaminMaguire to visit three gems onthe Mississippi Riverfront:Marshall Terrace, Edgewater, andGluek parks.We will follow Marshall Street NE,formerly the Red River Oxcart Trail,and now the multi-state MississippiRiver Trail. On the route are theLowry Bridge and the MississippiWatershed ManagementOrganization headquarters - bothcurrently under construction.As we visit each park, we willdiscuss their individual histories and show how these gems relate to the Abovethe Falls and RiverFIRST plans, strategies to complete a continuous riverfrontpark with walking and biking trails.Afterwards, visit the Sample Room for conversation and treats (on your own). Visit Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership’s website for more information and to register for this FREE walk! www.minneapolisriverfrontpartnership.org Co-hosted by the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership and Above the Falls Citizen Advisory Committee (AFCAC). AFCAC