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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Bringing Cook County History to Life Since 1924

new: HARBOR HISTORY TOUR VIDEO

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Harbor History Tours are offered every Saturday at 1:00 pm June-August.
 (Weather Permitting) Meet at the Museum for the free tour. 

 


 

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR 2016

OLD TIMER'S GATHERING               Cook County Historical Hunt

      Friday, August 5                                            Scavenger Hunt - Saturday, August 20
  From: 1:00PM - 4:00PM                                                    At the Museum:                                                                    
   At the Senior Center in                           8 South Broadway, Grand Marais, MN.      
Downtown Grand Marais, MN                      FREE  (Free gift for all who finish the hunt.)                                                     

        All Are WElcome!                                         All Are Welcome - COME JOIN THE HUNT!  

                                                                                                   


 

    


 











   
                                             
  



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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



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COME VISIT OUR EXHIBITS


DOG SLEDS, SNOWSHOES, WINTER WORK AND PLAY
 

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





 

Music From the Tip O' The Arrowhead

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

 

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