Two Girls Horse and Sleigh Women on Lighthouse Point Logging Canoe at Point July 4 Parade '17 Coast Guard Boat Native Americans
Friday 1-4 p.m. & Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Call or email for research appointment
Bringing Cook County History to Life Since 1924

 
***THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED FOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE*** 
Will reopen April 3rd and 4th.
Sorry for the inconvenience. 

Bally blacksmith Small talk:

Come Listen, Share and Learn
WHEN: Saturday, April 11th, 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery, Grand Marais
FREE: Open to the Public
  • Come listen to our panel of guest speakers as they tell stories of the Bally family.
  • Come share your own stories, photos and objects related to the Ballys, the shop and the work.
  • Come learn about our progress on the historic site and the Cook County Historical Society's future plans. 

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WE NEED YOUR HELP FOR AN UPCOMING EXHIBIT

“MUSIC from the Tip o’ the Arrowhead” 
Opening May 24, 2015 
From the Town Hall polkas, through the bars and clubs, jazz, rock & country bands, church choral groups and so many others, we have gained a rich history of music over the years. Here's how you can help make history...
1) Bring in your old music memorabilia
2) DONATE matching funds - our goal $5,000 - click here to make a donation online at GIVEMN.org (click for link)

Click here to learn more 
Johnny Nelson, Joe Wischop, Emil Eliasen, Ben Seglem, and Floyd Moses, 1920s
Johnny Nelson, Joe Wischop, Emil Eliasen, Ben Seglem, and Floyd Moses
 



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Dog Sleds, Snowshoes, Winter Work and Play

New Exhibit (Closed for Repairs until April 3rd)
 
  • Dog sleds built by Hovland trapper Mike West 
  • Trapping artifacts
  • Snowshoes built by John Beargrease and the history of this legendary mail-carrier
  • Dog sled racing memorabilia
  • Learn how Devil Track got its name
"Click here" to veiw more pictures of winter activities. 
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