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Main event stage added to Maritime Gardens

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Main event stage added to Maritime Gardens
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The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum's Maritime Gardens is taking shape in Alexandria.

Wednesday morning the main event stage, constructed by Innovated and made possible through a donation by Bruce and Kathleen Pohlig, was erected on the waterfront. The foundation of the stage is made of pavers. A sail-themed canopy will be added to the framework, hoisted into place on June 27.


Waterfalls trickle through the property and an anonymous donor gifted a new white gazebo designed by Getz Construction to the grounds. Bitzan/Ohren Masonry, Warren's Electric, Alexandria Concrete, Brundell Landscaping and Colorful Season's have made significant contributions to these latest developments in the Maritime Gardens project.

Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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