On November 28, 1905, the schooner-barge called the Madeira was making one of its routine trips on Lake Superior (under tow of the steamer William Edenborn) and found itself in the middle of a violent storm. Winds were blowing around 70 to 80 miles per hour with swells significantly larger than ships of the time […]

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The Grand Marais Art Colony

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What started as an eight-week summer course has now prospered into the longest lived art colony in Minnesota. Since 1947, the Grand Marais Art Colony has been living up to its motto of “Nurturing Creativity on the North Shore.” Cultivating a relationship between outdoor inspiration and artistic pursuit, the art colony lets artists, experienced or […]

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