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Sons of Norway meet Monday [UPDATED]

Published 9:18am Thursday, September 5, 2013 Updated 11:19am Thursday, September 5, 2013

Dick Enstad, formerly of Fergus Falls will present a program at 6 p.m. Monday, at the Fergus Falls Sons of Norway’s Heimskringla Lodge’s meeting at the YMCA.

Dick is a retired St. Paul industrial arts teacher. He volunteers at the Science Museum of Minnesota where he started making jump ropes with school kids.

His interest in the history of ropemaking came about when he was asked to prepare demonstration material for the Titanic, King Tut, and Pirate Exhibit.

He is assisting the National Maritime Museum in San Francisco with their collection of ropemaking machinery from the Tubbs Cordage Company.

The program, which is open to all interested guests, will begin at 6:45 p.m.

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