Hinckley, Minnesota: Great Hinckley Fire Museum and Mass Grave

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Lutheran Memorial Cemetery

Address:
Fire Monument Rd, Hinckley, MN
Directions:
I-35 Exit 183. Drive east a half-mile to the easy-to-spot mass grave monument, on the north side of Fire Monument Rd at Lutheran Memorial Cemetery. The Fire Museum is in town, at 106 Old Hwy 61.
Hours:
Museum: May - mid-Oct. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Great Hinckley Fire Museum and Mass Grave

A museum and mass grave recount an awful 19th century disaster in "The Town Built of Wood."

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/01/2008]

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Town model, pre-Great Hinckley Fire.

Great Hinckley Fire Museum and Mass Grave

Interesting museum about a tragic event.

[Sherry, 08/02/2018]

In the Fire Museum, a detailed miniature version of Hinckley recreates what the "The Town Built of Wood" looked like just before the Great Fire of 1894.

Fire monument.

Great Hinckley Fire Museum and Mass Grave

The museum was very interesting. We walked the cemetery too, to find others buried there who died in the Hinckley Fire.

[Aspagel, 08/09/2015]

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