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Sea Wing Disaster

Title: List of Sea Wing Victims
Type: Document
Date: 1890
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This listing of the victims of the Sea Wing disaster was printed in the bulletin used at the memorial service in Red Wing.
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List of Sea Wing Victims


  1. As a way of remembering those who died in the wreck, this listing was included in the pamphlet handed out at the memorial service. From what community were most of the dead?

  2. By studying this list, what might we learn about those who died in the wreck?

  3. What does this listing not tell us about those who died?

  4. The black outline around the list separates it from the rest of the pages in the pamphlet. What else could it mean?