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Learn from area historians about a wide range of interesting topics including shipwrecks, lighthouse keepers, WWII POWs and, of course, Lake Superior.

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BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE!

Video Listing

The most recent additions are at the top of the list. Select a topic to view related videos. Any search is limited to video titles and video description text.

Mary Rice Garden Party – June 25, 1988

Mary Rice Garden Party – June 25, 1988

Stewart & Marion Aiken

Stewart & Marion Aiken

Elsie Peterson & Bertha Hyde

Elsie Peterson & Bertha Hyde

Gladys Hyde & Annette Johnson

Gladys Hyde & Annette Johnson

Madeline Island Ferry

Madeline Island Ferry

Mel & Helene Mattson

Mel & Helene Mattson

Sand Island Memories

Sand Island Memories

Old Bayfield City Jail

Old Bayfield City Jail

Bayfield Model Railroad Exhibit Virtual Tour

Bayfield Model Railroad Exhibit Virtual Tour

Bayfield Model Railroad Tour – Short Version

Bayfield Model Railroad Tour – Short Version

Shipwrecks and Stories of Wisconsin’s South Shore

Shipwrecks and Stories of Wisconsin’s South Shore

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History Briefs

Briefs are listed in alphabetical order. Select a topic to review related briefs. The search function is full-text. Online access to History Briefs is made possible thanks to support from the Apostle Islands Historic Preservation Conservancy.

Federal Forest in the Making

Federal Forest in the Making

Logging Cedar on Rocky Island – 1928

Logging Cedar on Rocky Island – 1928

Logging Operations at Oak Island

Logging Operations at Oak Island

True Hometown Built – Tug Bayfield

True Hometown Built – Tug Bayfield

Early Vessels that Transported Lumber and Pulled Tows

Early Vessels that Transported Lumber and Pulled Tows

Bayfield Waterfront Dock Fire – 1908

Bayfield Waterfront Dock Fire – 1908

Mystic Tales of Paul Bunyan

Mystic Tales of Paul Bunyan

Honoring the Lumberjacks

Honoring the Lumberjacks

Big Boom Tug Van Raalte – Ashland

Big Boom Tug Van Raalte – Ashland

Red Cliff Lumber Companies – Part 3

Red Cliff Lumber Companies – Part 3

Red Cliff Lumber Companies – Part 2

Red Cliff Lumber Companies – Part 2

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Photographs

This is a gallery of historic photographs displayed throughout this site. Select a topic to view related photographs. Click a photograph to view the full-size version.

BAYFIELD HERITAGE ASSOCIATION

2022 Museum Hours

Our museum is closed for the season. We will see you again in the summer of 2023!

If you would like to visit by appointment:
Call (715) 779-5958

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30 North Broad Street
BAYFIELD, WI 54814

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