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History Break to feature local pipe organ expert

Local historian Tom Erickson will discuss historic church organs for History Break, held noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17.

Erickson, a seasoned organ collector, will lead a discussion on Red Wing’s historic church organs, with a focus on organs from 1880 to the present. Most of the instruments in the presentation are located within walking distance of the historic mall in the center of town.

History Break is a free monthly program that connects residents to local, state and national history. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch, and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, visit