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Hang Lake Superior History on Your Wall With 2003 Calendar

Cover of Historic Lake Superior and Minnesota's North Shore Calendar.

Navy trainees lounge nonchalantly on ice ridges in front of their trapped schooner, sweethearts enjoy a Lake Superior beach from underneath an umbrella, two children hang tight during a wild ice boat ride on the Duluth-Superior harbor. These are some of the thought-provoking and poignant images found in the Historic Lake Superior and Minnesota's North Shore 2003 wall calendar. The 14-month, black-and-white calendar is offered for $10 from the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program and its partners.

The images, carefully culled from archives of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, the Minnesota Historical Society, and the Lake Superior Maritime Collections at the University of Wisconsin Superior are combined with historic facts about the North Shore and Lake Superior, moon phases, and holidays (including some local favorites like St. Urho's Day).

Historic Lake Superior and Minnesota's North Shore is bound to give visitors and residents alike a remarkable glimpse of the past…and it's for a good cause! Proceeds go into a special fund that is used to produce educational and scientific materials about Lake Superior. The calendar is printed with soy ink on recycled paper. Size when unfolded: 12-1/2 x 17-1/2 inches, with plenty of room to write out your busy schedule.

Historic Lake Superior and Minnesota's North Shore is a cooperative project between the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program, Christie Printing Company, and the US Army Corps of Engineers - Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center.


By Sea Grant Staff
September 2002

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