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Jun 6, 2012 - Trip to Red Wing

Red Wing is a charming town on the banks of the Mississippi. It is also the home of Red Wing Shoes and Red Wing Pottery. We headed downtown to the Red Wing Shoe Museum. These iconic work boots have been found on the feet of workers for over 100 years. There were several testimonial letters and boots on display touting the quality and longevity of the boot. My favorite shows a shoe that was worn over 50 years. The shoe was purchased for the owner's husband when he was 12 years old. The women found her husband's old boots fit her and she...

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