Category: History

Twin Ports Lodging & Dining … circa 1979-’82

This post was originally published on this site This promotional pamphlet is from roughly 1980. Within the text might be clues that narrow down a specific year. The...

Brule River Fishing History

This post was originally published on this siteDuluth News Tribune “Boys of the Brule” Highlights Friendships Wisconsin’s most storied fishing river...

This Month in Indigenous History

This post was originally published on this siteZenith City News February 5, 1802: Penobscot Chief Orono dies at the age of 108. During his lifetime, he converted to...

Bong Veterans Historical Center

This post was originally published on Positively Superior To Preserve and Honor New Programs and Events Spark Increased Visits to the Richard I. Bong Veterans...

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...