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Bringing Cook County History to Life Since 1924

 
 ANNOUCING HISTORY WEEK 
August 25 – September 4
History Week will include history talks, demonstrations and festive gatherings at historical locations throughout the county. 
 
Cook County Historical Society Events During History Week Include: 
  • Fishcake Dinner- Friday, August 25th at 5:30 pm / Cost: $15.00 at the door (Meet at St. John's Catholic Church in Grand Marais)
  • Lefse Making Demos (A modern twist on a historic recipe) - Friday, September 1st at 1:00 pm (Meet at the Museum)
  • Extra Harbor History Tours- Saturday, August 26th / Wednesday, August 30th / September 2nd (All tours begin at 1:00 pm-meet at the Museum)
  • Scavenger Hunt- Saturday, September 2nd at 10:00 am (Meet at the Museum) 1st Place Cash Prize
​​For the full list of events during History Week please click here!


ANNUAL FISHCAKE DINNER
August 25th at 5:30 pm at St. John’s Catholic Church
($15.00 at the door)


The tantalizing menu will consist of fishcakes, a potato, coleslaw, and a roll plus a dessert and beverage!

 


NEW EXHIBIT NOW OPEN!

ON THE LINE: A MILITARY HISTORY OF COOK COUNTY

 
NEW: HARBOR HISTORY TOUR VIDEO


CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO



Harbor History Tours are offered every Saturday at 1 pm at the Museum (Next to World's Best Donuts). Meet in front of the Museum to explore the harbor's history in a free walking tour!

 
PASSPORT TO THE PAST
Stop by any Heritage Center or Museum in Cook County to receive your free Passport Booklet. Collect stamps in your booklet by 
 
visiting the 18 sites listed. Learn about the rich history of Cook County while exploring the historic locations and Museums/Heritage Centers.​

                       To visit the sites virtually goto: passporttothepast.org
                        Stop by the Museum to pick up yours today! 

 
 

WE ALWAYS NEED VOLUNTEERS!   CAN YOU HELP?
 
  • Pick your schedule and time commitment
  • Volunteer seasonally  
  • Prefer working with people or alone
  • Inside or outside
  • Some projects can be done at home
  • Every level of computer skills
  • Every level of physical ability
  • A great way to learn more about our history
        CHECK OUT THE LIST OF OPPORTUNITIES BY CLICKING HERE

 
Thank you so much for considering volunteering for the Cook County Historical Society! If you are interested or have any questions, please give us a call at 218-387-2883 or send an email to historyinfo@boreal.org. We are always happy to discuss the opportunities and answer any questions you may have!
 
 
 

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Click the link to join: http://cookcountyhistory.org/membership.php