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GRAND RE-OPENING OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR OJIBWE GALLERY

Click REOPENING to view the poster. The St. Louis County Historical Society is hosting a free public reception on April 27th, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm to celebrate the opening of its newly redesigned Lake Superior Ojibwe Gallery. The event will be held in the Great Hall, St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot), 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota. This newly re-designed gallery will showcase never before seen artifacts reflecting Ojibwe history and culture. New text will discuss periods of European contact as well as showcase contemporary lifestyle and causes. The gallery will also feature charcoal portraits and oil paintings by the artist Eastman Johnson who spent

Lunch with the History People

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018, from noon – 1 PM Who: Michele Hakala-Beeksma is the Vice-President of the St. Louis County Historical Society’s Board of Governors and a member of the Society’s American Indian Advisory Committee. For the past sixteen years, she has worked for the 1854 Treaty Authority. Michele is also a member of the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa. What: Michele’s lecture is entitled “Understanding Chippewa 1854 Treaty Rights in Northeast Minnesota-1854 to Present.” She will discuss past events and individuals related to the 1854 Treaty and examine the legal and cultural viewpoints of how people are currently implementing their treaty rights. Her presentation also reviews t

History in a Pint

Veterans Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, announces its next event in the local history discussion series, “History in a Pint.” The presentation by Jay Hagen, Veterans Memorial Hall Program Assistant, is entitled “Finding the Fallen: History Flight’s Recovery of Marine Sergeant James Joseph Hubert,” will take place at Carmody Irish Pub and Brewing (308 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota), and will begin at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 17th. The event is free and open to the public. On November 21, 1943, United States Marine Corps Sergeant James Joseph Hubert was killed in the Battle of Tarawa. He, like over 1,100 of his fallen comrades, were hastily buri

Depot Free Day - April 4, 2018

Admission to the Depot is FREE on April 4, 2018. The museums are open until 7 PM. To learn more visit the Depot's website at http://duluthdepot.org/listing/free-community-day/.

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