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Fur Trade with National Park Ranger, Karl Koster

Great Lakes Fur Trade in Minnesota

Karl Koster is a National Park Ranger, Canoe Builder & Cooper at Grand Portage National Monument for 25 years.

Karl will explain the role of the Great Lakes Fur Trade in Minnesota. He will explain the role of the voyageur, and display furs and trade goods used in the trade. Upper Minnesota was the place where geography, economics, and exploration collided, and it helped to open half a continent.

All presentations will be held at Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

The presentation is free and open to the public, donations are always appreciated.

Take your time driving up the Gunflint Trail, and enjoy the scenery!

Date & Time

September 24, 2022

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Location

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center - 28 Moose Pond Drive, Grand Marais, MN, 55604 28 Moose Pond Drive Grand Marais 55604 MN US

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Event Website

218-388-9915

Free

Other furtrade GrandPortage Gunflint Trail

Participating Businesses

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center

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