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Horseless Carriage Club

Saturday May 21, 2016 - 10:30 am

See Pre-1916 gas, steam & electric autos

Refreshments will be served.

Museum and archives open from 10 am to 2 pm


Model T Ford

Rick Ross repairing Model T near Stubbs Bay


Memorial Day Open House

Monday May 30, 2016

after 9:00 am ceremony at Union Cemetery

Please join us for an open house at the museum!

Museum open until 2:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.


Civil War Veterans

Area Civil War Veterans




Visit the Museum!

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Museum in winter


Ancient Canoe in New Display

Discovery of ancient canoe

Nearly 1,000 Year Old Dugout Canoe
G. A. and Helmer Gunnarson moving canoe. In 1934 the Gunnarson family discovered a dugout canoe as they were extending their dock on North Arm Bay. The canoe was recently dated to 1025 - 1165 A.D. making it the oldest dugout canoe found in Minnesota. It is going on display at the WHCPA Museum in Long Lake, Minnesota. See the full report at the Maritime Heritage Minnesota website. A print of this photo is available here.


New Feature! Search our Index of over 29,000 Family File images!


Now you can search our Index of over 29,000 Family File images. These images have been scanned from our family files and tagged by volunteers so they are computer searchable.

Example Image Index with TAGS



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