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Writing with a Quill Pen

Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 1–4 p.m.

For almost 1500 years people wrote with a quill pen, as did Gideon Pond.

See copies of Rev. Pond’s letters from 1862-1864 and try your hand at writing with a quill pen dipped in ink. Take home your hand-written missive!

This free outdoor drop-in program is part of Project P.L.A.Y. and will occur weather permitting and with proper physical distancing and other safety measures in place.  In the event of weather cancellation, notice will be provided here and on the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Facebook Page. Pond outdoor programs are limited to a maximum of 25 participants, including staff.

The Pond House is located in Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 East 104th St, Bloomington. For more information visit www.BloomingtonMN.gov.  


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Gideon and Agnes Pond House
401 East 104th Street
Between Nicollet and Portland Avenues
Bloomington MN,

Gideon and Agnes Pond House
401 East 104th Street, Between Nicollet and Portland Avenues , Bloomington, MN