McKeig shares Ah-Gwa-Ching’s story

Headwaters Heart for Lifelong Studying (HCLL) presents the third in its spring e-learning collection with space historian Cecelia McKeig detailing “The Story of Ah-Gwa-Ching”.

This system is obtainable freed from cost and will be considered anytime in March or April by visiting the HCLL Fb web page at or on YouTube at

Ah-Gwah-Ching, positioned in Walker, was the state’s first tuberculosis sanatorium. Launched in 1907, it was the mannequin for all different sanatoriums within the county. Because it solely accepted sufferers who had an opportunity of restoration, there was plenty of social and cultural interplay between sufferers and employees – performs, skits, carriage rides, boating, sleigh rides, and romance. The viewers will hear particular person experiences and find out how Ah-Gwah-Ching and his mission have developed over the many years.

McKeig options loads of historic images whereas explaining a number of the little-known elements of a once-familiar, however now closed, facility. This system was chosen by the HCLL Board of Administrators for a web-based session because it attracted lots of people when it was introduced stay in 2018 and was extremely rated. McKeig has introduced quite a few historic packages for the Beltrami County Historic Society and for HCLL. She has written a number of books on the historical past of the world and is at the moment making ready a e book on the historical past of Cass Lake resorts.

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