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Genealogy Workshop August 8 - Reservations Closed

THIS EVENT IS FILLED TO CAPACITY! We are no longer taking reservations. Thank you! The St. Louis County Historical Society is hosting a workshop entitled Basic Genealogy: How to Create a Working Binder on Thursday, August 8, from 9:00 AM to 1 PM at the Depot (St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota). Attendees will learn how to search for, understand and sort through historical and family documents to create an easy-to-read binder. A Toolkit for Beginners - free to attendees - will include local, state and national resource as well as tips for successful genealogy research. The workshop is free and open to the public. Jay Hagen and Kathleen Car

Lunch with the History People on August 15, 2019

If you missed this presentation or want to learn more about women on the Iron Range, please read the documents listed below. Annotated Bibliography Education and the Iron Range Women on the Iron Range When: Thursday, August 15, 2019, from noon – 1 PM Who: Historian Pam Brunfelt earned her M.A. in History from Minnesota State University – Mankato. She was the archivist of Otter Tail County Historical Society for ten years. From 1989 - 1992, she served as the Executive Director of Crow Wing Historical Society in Brainerd. In May 2019, she retired after several years of teaching American History and Political Science at Vermilion Community College in Ely. Her previous lectures for the Socie

Membership Coupon - Dorothy Molter Museum

NEW COUPON ADDED FOR THE DOROTHY MOLTER MUSEUM!!! Promotion began July 5, 2019. (not retroactive) If you pay for a new (or renewing) membership to the St. Louis County Historical Society by September 1, 2019, you will receive vouchers for four local attractions, which give you one free admission to each of the following: Dorothy Molter Museum Great Lakes Aquarium Vista Fleet's Grand Sightseeing Tour Lake Superior Railroad Museum including a coach seat on the North Shore Scenic Railroad’s Duluth Zephyr Daily Excursion. For complete details, click SLCHS membership! [if !supportLineBreakNewLine] [endif]

Effete du Lac – Lake Effect Exhibit

EXHIBIT OPEN NOW THROUGH JULY 28, 2019! Over 70 large scale paintings by Hibbing area resident John Michael Cook depict the effect of Lake Superior on the artist as he experienced architecture and landscapes that are uniquely Duluth. Cook’s style is realistic and awe inspiring. According to Cook his Duluth art reflects the “wonder” that is the Lake and the wonder that affects the soul of those who experience Duluth. “When French Voyageurs came to Lake Superior they spoke of how living near and on the waters of the great shimmering silver wonder affected their very soul, changed how they lived in this world. They called it Effete du Lac.” The exhibit will be on display from May 7 through Ju

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