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Forest History Center

. Description:  recreated turn of the century logging camp, with interpreters playing roles of camp characters
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How to find: 
Address:
near US Hwy 169 & 2
2609 County Road 76
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Parent Organization:
Minnesota Historical Society
Contacts
Phone 218 327-4482
E-mail 
foresthistory@MNHS.ORG

URL
Minnesota Historical Society
 www.mnhs.org/places/sites/fhc/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun - Labor Day 12 -5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
Oct 16 - May 1 Interpretive Center & Trails only 10 -2 10 -2 10 -2 10 -2 10 -2
Season  Visitor center and trails open weekdays year round, 8-4:30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of JUL 2007 under 6 free  6-17 $4  $7  $6  
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visit camp with costumed characters portraying the blacksmith, saw filer, clerk, cook, lumberjacks, ranger.  Board floating "wanigan" cook shack, climb lookout tower.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1900-1930 Type of Site
Buildings: Visitor center, cabin, wanigan, fire tower, warehouse
Interpreters: Costumed characters Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
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Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  2 1/2 mile nature trail     
Athletic Facilities cross country ski    
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Judy Garland Children's Museum Museum
Judy Garland Museum Museum
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Recreational  
       
Amusement  
       
Outdoor Recreation  
Shopping

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Sugar Bay Campground/Resort 21812 Moose Point Rd
Cohasset MN  55721
218 336-8493

Bed & Breakfast

 
Judge Thwing House B&B 1604 County Road A
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-5618
Seagren's B&B 20648 Crystal Springs Loop
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-9040
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in Grand Rapids
Americana Motel 1915 West Highway 2
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-0369
Days Inn 311 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-3459
Forest Lake Motel Highway 2 W Grand Rapids MN 55744 218 326-6609
Itascan Motel 610 South Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-3489
Pine Grove Motel 1420 West Highway 2
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-9674
Rainbow Inn 1300 East Highway 169
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 327-4000
Sawmill Inn 2301 South Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-8501
Super 8 Motel 1702 Highway 169 South
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 327-1108
Country Inn & Suites 2601 South Highway 169
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 327-4960
Americ Inn 1812 South Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218 326-8999
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Last Update
01/09/2010

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