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Paulson Mine 1885-1921: The Struggle for Iron in the Gunflint Range
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The story of the Paulson Mine, located in the western part of Cook County, Minnesota, has captivated people for many years. Touted as one of the great mining projects of the era, its failure in the early 1890s had a devastating impact on local economies spanning both sides of the border. For years afterwards, many attempts were made to restart the mine, all of which ended with the same result.
The Country Beyond: Life on North and Gunflint Lakes 1892-1923
Sunday, July 26, 2020
From railways to logging and settlers to trappers, this part of the Boundary Waters was a hub of activity more than 100 years ago. Learn about the people and events that defined the history of the area.
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