Category: History

Finnish Theatre Company to Perform at DCHS

Theatre Fiasko Brings “The Reading Room” to Superior In a play by Ann Tuomi, the Finhish National Theater Company presents “The Reading Room” at...

Founding of Superior

The Founding of Superior

     

A Bird’s Eye View of Cooper

School to be Rebuilt by 2018 By Doug Dalager Thanks to a Yes vote in the April 2016 School Referendum, Cooper Elementary will be rebuilt over the next two years. Ground...

S.S. Meteor Flyover on Barker’s Island

Explore Superior: the S.S. Meteor We drive by it on a daily basis, yet few of us have toured the Meteor.  The S.S. Meteor is the sole surviving ship of the...

John McArthur

Sad Story of Lost Lives on Lake Superior

1906 Tragedy Brings Twin Ports Together By Tony D. Tracy In the early years of the Twentieth Century the elements completely controlled man’s endeavors.  As the...

DCHS USO Duluth Tribune Top the fold Weekend section

Historical Society Had Fun-Packed 2015

Accomplishments of Douglas County Historical Society By Tony Tracy It is hard to believe that 2015 is over but it has been a very busy year at DCHS.  As an organization...

Henry Blomberg Draft Registration Card, dated June 5th 1917 (ExploreSuperior©)

Henry Blomberg – A Superior Hero

Local WWI Hero Served in France By Teddie Meronek While doing research at the Superior Public Library, I pulled out several old copies of the Gitche Gumee.  The...

Remembering the Mystery of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald

By Felicity Bosk The SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank on the evening of Nov 10, 1975. It was the largest Great Lakes ship to sail at the time, and the largest to have ever sunk...

Veterans To Be Honored at Dinner

Douglas County Historical Society Sponsored Event By Tony Tracy The Douglas County Historical Society wants to extend a formal invitation for you to come and celebrate...

LHW Lenroots | Explore Superior

Living History Walk a Success

Every Plot Has a Story By Tony Tracy What are your goals in life? For many, it is to see how much money and possessions that can be acquired during a lifetime. To live...

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