Cook County Historical Society in Grand Marais Minnesota

Address and phone number for Cook County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at South Broadway Avenue, Grand Marais MN.

Cook County Historical Society
8 South Broadway Avenue, Grand Marais, Minnesota, 55604
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Cook County Historical Society

The Cook County Historical Society, located in Grand Marais, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Grand Marais. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Cook County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Grand Marais Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Grand Marais public records
  • Grand Marais historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Grand Marais, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Grand Marais Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Cook County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Grand Marais museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Grand Marais.

Local Grand Marais History

In Grand Marais, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Grand Marais. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Cook County Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Grand Marais history. These programs provide historical information about Grand Marais communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Cook County Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Cook County Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Minnesota state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of MN historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Grand Marais Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Grand Marais schools.

Contact the Cook County Historical Society

You may contact the Cook County Historical Society by calling 218-387-2883, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Cook County Historical Society, 8 South Broadway Avenue, Grand Marais, Minnesota, 55604.

Map of Cook County Historical Society in Grand Marais Minnesota

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