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Ringing in 97: Plummer Carillon Plays Happy Tune to Ring in Restoration

July 31, 2018

Ringing in 97: Plummer Carillon Plays Happy Tune to Ring in Restoration

By In the Loop In the Loop

A birthday concert in honor of Sister Lauren Weinandt’s 97th birthday was a special coda ahead of a major restoration and refurbishing of the carillon in Rochester.

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Tags: Austin Ferguson, carillon, Dr. Robert Cima, John Murphy, Ken Ackerman, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Plummer Building, Sister Lauren Weinandt


October 20, 2016

Plummer Building Figures Commemorate a Contentious Election — and a Friendship Carved in Stone

By In the Loop In the Loop

When the iconic Plummer Building was constructed on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus during the late 1920s, the building’s designer and namesake, Henry S. Plummer, M.D., made sure it included a number of bas relief caricatures that would help root the building in place and time. There’s a Viking ship (a nod to Minnesota’s Scandinavian heritage), […]

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Tags: Dr. Henry Plummer, Mayo History, Plummer Building, Presidential Election


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