Become a Member. Renew Your Membership. Give a Gift Membership. The important work of collecting, preserving, and sharing Carlton County's history depends on member support. Receive unlimited free admission to the museum, a free book , CCHS newsletters, notices of events and activities – plus the satisfaction of knowing you support the history of Carlton County.

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CCHS news Aug 2021.pdf


406 Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet MN 55720

We are proud to serve Carlton County in the collection, preservation and dissemination of the history of the county. We invite you to become a member of the Carlton County Historical Society and help provide needed support for this important work.

Items for Our Collection: We are now accepting items for donations relating to Carlton County.

We are accepting research requests now.

We are open Tuesday-Thursday 9-3 and Friday 10-2


Susan Zmyslony | President
Emily Fuerste Swanson | Vice President
Cynthia Johnson | Secretary
Dawn Bergeron | Treasurer
Ed Kavanaugh
Bob Bomier


Carol Klitzke | Director
Amy Utech | Administrative Assistant
Darlene Seelos | Barn and Fair Committee Coordinator

Interested in getting involved?
Contact us at 218-879-1938 or


Barns slide show sample.
Order your high resolution copy of the complete 15+ minute slide show here.

Medical Exhibit

After the Fire of 1918