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August 22, 2020

The St. Louis County Historical Society is excited to announce the Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship is now accepting applications! This year we have extended the opportunity to high school seniors as well as college students. 

Mr. Colalillo was the last known...

July 23, 2020


This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Check back for updates.

Third Wednesdays of the Month

Bring your antique/collectible item(s) to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot) for a free appraisal!

The St. Louis County Historical...

June 17, 2020

As mentioned in our Archives section, the UMD's Kathryn A. Martin Library houses the majority of our archival collections under Archives and Special Collections.  While our archival collections and the Kathryn A. Martin Library are excellent resources, we found it prud...

June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020 marked 100 years since the lynching of Elias Clayton, Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson. Follow links on resource list working to unpack the environment that lead to the horrific deaths of Clayton, Jackson, and McGhie and its lasting community impacts.

"On the e...

June 5, 2020

The St. Louis County Historical Society expresses our condolences and offers our prayers to the family and friends of George Floyd.  He was a father, son, brother and friend and he deserved better, as all people of color do.  As an organization the St. Louis County His...

April 28, 2020

Please consider making a donation to St. Louis County Historical Society during this new giving campaign:

You can give to our General Operations or choose to designate your money to one of the follo...

April 21, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, the St. Louis County Historical Society is committed to saving today’s history for tomorrow’s generations.

“A year from now, are we going to remember what it felt like to be afraid of touching door handles or grocery store carts?” asked C...

April 21, 2020

Veterans Memorial Hall is canceling the VMH 5K Fun Run/Walk scheduled for Saturday, May 16, due to the COVID-19 crisis.

If conditions in the community should improve allowing the event to be held safely, we may reschedule the VMH 5K Fun Run/Walk for autumn of 2020.


March 25, 2020

The St. Louis County Historical Society Museum and Administrative office, located in the St. Louis County Depot, Duluth, is closed due to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Most staff are now working from home and responding by email to service and information requests. 

All board an...

February 26, 2020

Thank you for your interest in the Erie Mining Company History Project. To access the digital archives, please fill out the brief access form (

The project team is hard at work uploading their vast collection of photographs, document...

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