Bringing Cook County History to Life Since 1924

Events and Programs

Upcoming Events for 2017


Harbor History Tours - Every Saturday (Weather Permitting) at 1:00 pm, meet us in front of the Museum (Next to World's Best Donuts)
History Week Demos
 August 25th through the September 4th
History Week will include history talks, demonstrations and festive gatherings at historical locations throughout the county.

Cook County Historical Society Events During History Week Include:
  •  ​Fishcake Dinner- Friday, August 25th at 5:30 pm / Cost: $15.00 at the door (Meet at St. John's Catholic Church in Grand Marais)​
  • Lefse Making Demos (A modern twist on a historic recipe) - Friday, September 1st at 1:00 pm (Meet at the Museum)​​
  • Extra Harbor History Tours- Saturday, August 26th / Wednesday, August 30th / September 2nd  (All tours begin at 1:00 pm-meet at the Museum)​
  • Scavenger Hunt- Saturday, September 2nd at 10:00 am (Meet at the Museum) 1st Place Cash Prize
Click Here for a full list of events during History Week.

Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Dinner - More information coming soon!

Scavenger Hunt - MEA Weekend - Meet at the Museum for a Historic Scavenger Hunt - More information coming soon!

More information:
Passport program
Small talks
Dinner and demonstrations