History




Vermilion Boat and Outing Company

The tourism business rapidly developed on Lake Vermilion during the last years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th. The allure of Lake Vermilion and the… [Read More]

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1939 Lake Vermilion postcard

Three people enjoy a moonlit paddle on Lake Vermilion in this 1939 full-color linen postcard. The card was used to report on a trip to Lake Vermilion and mailed from… [Read More]

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Early 20th century Lake Vermilion tour boat

PLEASE HELP US OUT! The Lake Vermilion archives recently added this image to its collections. Assuredly this photograph dates to the earliest years of the 20th century. Anyone who can… [Read More]

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Birchwood, a Lake Vermilion resort

Fishing resorts were established across Lake Vermilion during the early decades of the 20th century. One hundred years later most have disappeared into the pages of history. This week, the… [Read More]

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Bois Forte summer camp on Lake Vermilion — 1911

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