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WW2 History Program at Reads Landing Museum, Sun. May 19th at 2:30 p.m.

In collaboration with the Wabasha Public Library, the Wabasha County Historical Society will be hosting Minnesota Author Teresa Wilhelm Waldof on Sunday, May 19th, at 2:30 pm at the Reads Landing Schoolhouse Museum. Waldof is the author of the book, Wilhelm’s Way: The Inspiring Story of the Iowa Chemist Who Saved the Manhattan Project, in which she shares the untold story of the top-secret work on the Manhattan Project in Iowa. Chemist Harley Wilhelm and his team at Iowa State University secretly manufactured millions of pounds of pure uranium for the atomic bombs that ended World War II. This is the first-ever published account of the breakthrough chemistry needed to prove a controlled self-sustained nuclear reaction was possible. 

This program is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be available.  Teresa will have books available for purchase. 
Please contact the library at 651-565-3927 with questions.

Story Time with MN author Rose McGee

Rose is the author of “Can’t Nobody Make a Sweet Potato Pie Like Our Mama!”  This heartfelt family story shows how a grandmother’s particular way of caring wraps her loved ones and her neighborhood in a cinnamon-scented hug.

Ms. McGee is the founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie, travels across the United States to deliver pies and nurture relationships.  She was featured in the 2015 PBS documentary A Few Good Pie Places.  After George Floyd’s murder in 2020, her caring community pie baking and delivery gained recognition from NBC Nightly NewsThe Lily, Reader’s Digest, and Guideposts. Rose resides in Golden Valley, MN, where she was named “Citizen of the Year” in 2017.

Rose will share her book and her adventures sharing Sweet Potato Comfort Pie with others.

All ages are welcome!