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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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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 26, 1988

Mary Rice Garden Party – June 26, 1988

Ed Erickson,  Julian Nelson, Walter Linquist, Roger O’Malley and Leroy Olson

Ed Erickson, Julian Nelson, Walter Linquist, Roger O’Malley and Leroy Olson

Roger O’Malley

Roger O’Malley

Holly, Lyman and Mickey Nordin Nourse

Holly, Lyman and Mickey Nordin Nourse

Ray and Connie Humphrey

Ray and Connie Humphrey

Marjorie Fischer Benton

Marjorie Fischer Benton

A.D. “Bill” and Mary “Betty” Hulings and Sam and Beverly Jensch

A.D. “Bill” and Mary “Betty” Hulings and Sam and Beverly Jensch

Elvis and Margarite Moe, Mari & Fred Dahl and Alma Dahl – Part 2

Elvis and Margarite Moe, Mari & Fred Dahl and Alma Dahl – Part 2

Elvis and Margarite Moe – Mari & Fred Dahl and Alma Dahl

Elvis and Margarite Moe – Mari & Fred Dahl and Alma Dahl

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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.

Red Cliff Lumber Companies – Part 1

Red Cliff Lumber Companies – Part 1

Visiting a Modern Lumber Camp – 1921

Visiting a Modern Lumber Camp – 1921

Where have all the forests gone?

Where have all the forests gone?

S.S. Vaughn Mill

S.S. Vaughn Mill

Old Saw Mills Farewell

Old Saw Mills Farewell

Lumber Industry in Bayfield Wisconsin

Lumber Industry in Bayfield Wisconsin

Public Knowledge: Timberland and Shipping Activities

Public Knowledge: Timberland and Shipping Activities

Western Emigration & Speculation

Western Emigration & Speculation

Big Mills Still Lumbering

Big Mills Still Lumbering

End of an Era – Melvin Clark

End of an Era – Melvin Clark

Bayfield County Log Cut – 1887

Bayfield County Log Cut – 1887

Interview with a Veteran Saw Mill Man – R.D. Pike

Interview with a Veteran Saw Mill Man – R.D. Pike

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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!

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Call (715) 779-5958

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BAYFIELD, WI 54814

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