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BELTRAMI COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Beltrami County Historical Society recently announced that it has joined Museums for All.
The Beltrami County Historical Society and AirCorps Aviation will host a paper airplane contest at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at AirCorps Aviation, 1180 Adams Ave. NW.
Beltrami County Historical Society will host a writer's workshop at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW.
Lyons was already homesteading on the property with a cook and a laborer boarding with him according to the 1900 census. He received his patent in 1902. He translated the name of the site Waawaashkeshi, which means deer in Ojibwe, to Washkish and later to Waskish.

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The Beltrami County Historical Society is welcoming two new exhibits and other exciting changes this summer.
Since the early days of Beltrami County, baseball has been a favorite summer pastime for family get-togethers, county fairs, small-town rivalries and other celebrations.
The Beltrami County Historical Society will host historian Lois Jenkins as the speaker for its Brown Bag History event at noon on Thursday, April, 21, at the History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW.
The "Niimi’idiwag (They Dance)," program continues with "All About Fry Bread" at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Harmony Natural Foods, 302 Irvine Ave. NW.
Along U.S. Highway 2, about 13 miles west of Bemidji, nestled among vast farmland, sits the town of Solway, with a current population of just over 90 people.
The Beltrami County Historical Society will host historian Barry Babcock as the speaker for its Brown Bag History event at noon on Thursday, March 17, at the History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW.

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A 1941 poster advertising the “Paul Bunyan Winter Carnival — Ice Follies,” lists skating, hockey and the special feature of Wilton’s "Little Switzerland.” The poster also advertised skiing, tobogganing and sleighing, with plenty of parking space, a warming house and a ski tow.
Two early settlers stand out in the story of Little Turtle Lake and Buena Vista. They were very different in character.
Ken Litzau shared his stories of growing up with traditional Ojibwe practices in an event on Thursday hosted by the Beltrami County Historical Society.

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