Two Girls Horse and Sleigh Women on Lighthouse Point Logging Canoe at Point July 4 Parade '17 Coast Guard Boat Native Americans
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Fri. 1-4 pm, Sat. 10 am-2 pm
RESEARCH: weekday appt.


 
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Bringing Cook County History to Life Since 1924

OPENING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
ON THE LINE: A MILITARY HISTORY OF COOK COUNTY

This Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of the summer tourist season in Cook County, and also the opening of a new military history exhibit at the Cook County History Museum in Grand Marais. On the Line: A Military History of Cook County explores the stories of how wartime changed the lives of Cook County servicemembers and their families at home. 

Please join us this weekend for special hours featuring this new exhibit opening. Memorial Weekend Hours: 11 am - 4 pm Friday - Sunday & Monday 11 am - 2 pm. 
 
WE ALWAYS NEED VOLUNTEERS!   CAN YOU HELP?
 
  • Pick your schedule and time commitment
  • Volunteer seasonally  
  • Prefer working with people or alone
  • Inside or outside
  • Some projects can be done at home
  • Every level of computer skills
  • Every level of physical ability
  • A great way to learn more about our history
        CHECK OUT THE LIST OF OPPORTUNITIES BY CLICKING HERE

 
Thank you so much for considering volunteering for the Cook County Historical Society! If you are interested or have any questions, please give us a call at 218-387-2883 or send an email to historyinfo@boreal.org. We are always happy to discuss the opportunities and answer any questions you may have!
 
 
 

 
 Give the gift of a one-year membership to the Cook County Historical Society or to the JHP - call or email us for a form! 

Phone: 218-387-2883
Email: 
historyinfo@boreal.org
 
 
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We thank you and appreciate any donations that are given.

 

More tours available this summer!

      VISIT OUR LATEST EXHIBIT:
 
Music From the Tip O' The Arrowhead
Johnny Nelson, Joe Wischop, Emil Eliasen, Ben Seglem, and Floyd Moses
 
From the Town Hall polkas, through the bars and clubs, jazz, rock & country bands,
church choral groupsand so many others, we have gained a rich history of music over the years.


Johnny Nelson, Joe Wischop, Emil Eliasen, Ben Seglem, and Floyd Moses, c1920s







 

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Click the link to join: http://cookcountyhistory.org/membership.php
 

Support the Historic Preservation of 3 important landmarks of Cook County History! 


                   The St. Francis Xavier (Chippewa City) Church
                              - The Lighthouse Keeper's Residence (History Museum)
                                          - The Bally Blacksmith Shop