Two Girls Horse and Sleigh Women on Lighthouse Point Logging Canoe at Point July 4 Parade '17 Coast Guard Boat Native Americans
Friday 1-4 p.m. & Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Bringing Cook County History to Life Since 1924

 

THANK YOU all who made the Bally blacksmith Small talk a success!!

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WE NEED YOUR HELP FOR AN UPCOMING EXHIBIT

“MUSIC from the Tip o’ the Arrowhead” 
Opening Saturday - May 23, 2015 
From the Town Hall polkas, through the bars and clubs, jazz, rock & country bands, church choral groups and so many others, we have gained a rich history of music over the years. Here's how you can help make history...
1) Bring in your old music memorabilia
2) DONATE matching funds - our goal $5,000 - click here to make a donation online at GIVEMN.org (click for link)

Click here to learn more 
Johnny Nelson, Joe Wischop, Emil Eliasen, Ben Seglem, and Floyd Moses, 1920s
Johnny Nelson, Joe Wischop, Emil Eliasen, Ben Seglem, and Floyd Moses
 



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Dog Sleds, Snowshoes, Winter Work and Play

NOW OPEN: New Exhibit 
 
  • Dog sleds built by Hovland trapper Mike West 
  • Trapping artifacts
  • Snowshoes built by John Beargrease and the history of this legendary mail-carrier
  • Dog sled racing memorabilia
  • Learn how Devil Track got its name
"Click here" to veiw more pictures of winter activities. 
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