Odd Fellows Cottage

Odd Fellows Cottage, Lake Vermilion. Circa. 1935—1945

This linen post card depicts a group of people enjoying a beautiful summer day at the Odd Fellows Cottage, a popular retreat on Lake Vermilion. The Lake Vermilion Archives would greatly appreciate any information readers would like to share about the Odd Fellows Cottage, because our files are incomplete on the subject…. [Read More]

The LaRue Mine (Armstrong Bay Mine)


The LaRue Mine was a small mining operation northeast of Lake Vermilion, located along the same ridge as the larger Soudan Mine and the Consolidated Vermilion & Extension mine. It… [Read More]

Monsignor Joseph Francis Buh


Monsignor Joseph Francis Buh was a Catholic priest who traveled Minnesota around the time of the early gold rush, ministering to many groups of people and setting up churches across… [Read More]

Early Day History

This was a series of articles printed in the Tower Weekly News between March 14, 1914 and April 24, 1914.

Early Day History

It has been thirty years—come St. Patrick’s Day,… [Read More]

The People of Lake Vermilion

Since the Vermilion Gold Rush, a wide diaspora of people have come to the Lake Vermilion area in search of fortune, fame, recreation, or a little slice of the woods… [Read More]


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