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2017 Donations

St. Louis County Historical Society appreciates each and every person who has donated during 2017. We are grateful for your generous donations. If you have not had a chance to make your annual donation and want to make a donation before the end of the year, online donations can be made at: https://givemn.org/organization/St-Louis-County-Historical-Society. For additional donation information, go to: https://www.thehistorypeople.org/ways-to-give. Thank you for your support, and happy New Year!!

ADOPT AN OBJECT: Lund Paintings

THIS CAMPAIGN IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. Please consider donating to our Collections Accessibility Initiative Plan. As we shared yesterday, we have launched our Adopt and Object Campaign. This campaign was put in place to help supplement the costs of items within our collection that need specialized materials/equipment to preserve or restore. Two items that we will feature in this post are two paintings by Peter Lund. Born in Denmark in 1846, Peter Lund was primarily known as a marine and landscape painter. He called Minneapolis and Duluth his home and studio until 1895 when Lund moved to New York City. Lund’s work explored primarily marine scenes, but he also created works highlight hunting trips

ADOPT AN OBJECT CAMPAIGN

THIS CAMPAIGN IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. Please consider donating to our Collections Accessibility Initiative Plan. Since its inception in1922, the St. Louis County Historical Society has collected and preserved the vast history of St. Louis County. Through the preservation of artifacts and archival material, the St. Louis County Historical Society has been able to share the stories that make this region so special. Our collection encompasses Ojibwe artifacts, military histories, mining tools, surveying equipment, fine art, and countless archival records highlighting the growth of the region. The cost of preserving such rich cultural and natural histories often surpasses the St. Louis County Histo

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