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Cook County Historical Society/Historic Cook County

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October 2022

Free
Saturday October 1
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Saturday afternoon walking tour of Grand Marais Harbor, weather permitting. The tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave.) at 1:00 p.m. and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note, tours are weather permitting.

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Free
Sunday October 2
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church
East Hwy. 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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The Cook County Historical Society offers tours of St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, just outside of Grand Marais, on Sundays from 12:00-2 p.m. Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous artist, George Morrison, was born and raised there. The descendants of Chippewa City residents continue to honor their heritage and support the Historical Society in sharing the story of this…

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Tuesday October 4
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery
115 W. Wisconsin St
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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The Cook County Historical Society will host its 98th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday, October 4 from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais. The featured speaker will be Tor Torkildson who will give a presentation on “Staying Home with Calvin Rutstrum”. We will also be thanking our volunteers who help make our programming possible! Your support of local history and art is truly appreciated and we hope you can join…

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Free
Friday October 7
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Monthly event sponsored by the Cook County Historical Society. Begin your Friday evening between 5:00-7 p.m. at either the Cook County History Museum (8 S. Broadway Ave.) or Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery (115 W. Wisconsin St.). Complete an event card by visiting both locations and receive a free beverage at The Gunflint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais (111 W. Wisconsin St.). 2022 Culture Crawl dates: June 17 | July 15 | August 12 | September 9 | October 7…

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Free
Saturday October 8
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Saturday afternoon walking tour of Grand Marais Harbor, weather permitting. The tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave.) at 1:00 p.m. and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note, tours are weather permitting.

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Free
Sunday October 9
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church
East Hwy. 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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The Cook County Historical Society offers tours of St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, just outside of Grand Marais, on Sundays from 12:00-2 p.m. Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous artist, George Morrison, was born and raised there. The descendants of Chippewa City residents continue to honor their heritage and support the Historical Society in sharing the story of this…

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Free
Saturday October 15
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Saturday afternoon walking tour of Grand Marais Harbor, weather permitting. The tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave.) at 1:00 p.m. and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note, tours are weather permitting.

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Free
Sunday October 16
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church
East Hwy. 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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The Cook County Historical Society offers tours of St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, just outside of Grand Marais, on Sundays from 12:00-2 p.m. Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous artist, George Morrison, was born and raised there. The descendants of Chippewa City residents continue to honor their heritage and support the Historical Society in sharing the story of this…

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Free
Saturday October 22
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Saturday afternoon walking tour of Grand Marais Harbor, weather permitting. The tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave.) at 1:00 p.m. and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note, tours are weather permitting.

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Free
Sunday October 23
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church
East Hwy. 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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The Cook County Historical Society offers tours of St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, just outside of Grand Marais, on Sundays from 12:00-2 p.m. Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous artist, George Morrison, was born and raised there. The descendants of Chippewa City residents continue to honor their heritage and support the Historical Society in sharing the story of this…

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Free
Saturday October 29
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Saturday afternoon walking tour of Grand Marais Harbor, weather permitting. The tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave.) at 1:00 p.m. and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note, tours are weather permitting.

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Free
Sunday October 30
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church
East Hwy. 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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The Cook County Historical Society offers tours of St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, just outside of Grand Marais, on Sundays from 12:00-2 p.m. Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous artist, George Morrison, was born and raised there. The descendants of Chippewa City residents continue to honor their heritage and support the Historical Society in sharing the story of this…

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November 2022

Free
Friday November 4
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Monthly event sponsored by the Cook County Historical Society. Begin your Friday evening between 5:00-7 p.m. at either the Cook County History Museum (8 S. Broadway Ave.) or Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery (115 W. Wisconsin St.). Complete an event card by visiting both locations and receive a free beverage at The Gunflint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais (111 W. Wisconsin St.). 2022 Culture Crawl dates: June 17 | July 15 | August 12 | September 9 | October 7…

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December 2022

Free
Friday December 2
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Monthly event sponsored by the Cook County Historical Society. Begin your Friday evening between 5:00-7 p.m. at either the Cook County History Museum (8 S. Broadway Ave.) or Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery (115 W. Wisconsin St.). Complete an event card by visiting both locations and receive a free beverage at The Gunflint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais (111 W. Wisconsin St.). 2022 Culture Crawl dates: June 17 | July 15 | August 12 | September 9 | October 7…

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Free
Friday December 30
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cook County Historical Museum
8 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Monthly event sponsored by the Cook County Historical Society. Begin your Friday evening between 5:00-7 p.m. at either the Cook County History Museum (8 S. Broadway Ave.) or Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery (115 W. Wisconsin St.). Complete an event card by visiting both locations and receive a free beverage at The Gunflint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais (111 W. Wisconsin St.). 2022 Culture Crawl dates: June 17 | July 15 | August 12 | September 9 | October 7…

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