The Carlton County Historical Society hosts several events throughout the year. Check this website, local newspapers events listings, or our Facebook page to see what's coming up next.
Sunday, July 30th, 4-7 Spafford Park in Cloquet
Blacksmiths played an important role in creating our “Wood City”. They made
and repaired chain, tools, wheels, handles, hooks, horseshoes, and other iron items
needed by loggers and farmers. Onlookers will have a chance to use the forge to
create their own small tool.
Free, no pre-registration required.
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
Thank you to everyone who came to the Forging Friendships event in July! We would love to see you back at the next one!
Carlton County Fair
Thursday, August 18 through Sunday, August 21
New this year: follow the Potato Patch Path and learn about the machinery used to
grow potatoes in earlier times. Look for signs at the south entrance to the
Visit our authentic log cabin to see how cozy life could be without central heat,
water faucets, and electricity.
Visit our machinery building to see historic farming implements, wagons,
carriages, even a horse drawn school bus.
All visitors will receive a book about the history of Carlton County! Special fair prices on our books.
The log cabin and machinery building are open
Thursday, August 18, 11-6
Friday, August 19, 9-6
Saturday, August 20, 9-6
Sunday, August 21, 11-6