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Leif Erikson

The Origin of Duluth’s Leif Erikson Park

perm_identity Kyle Chisholm - City Tour Program Coordinator & Guide           event October 8, 2018

Epic Voyages, Epic Tales The origin of Duluth’s Leif Erikson Park goes back a ways… a long ways. Perched on the North Shore of Lake Superior in the heart of

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Duluth Bomb Plot Conspiracy

Black Hand Bomb Plot Conspiracy of 1920

perm_identity Kyle Chisholm - City Tour Program Coordinator & Guide           event October 7, 2018

Lucky Nickel Thwarts Dynamite Conspiracy Here’s a one from the Dark History Bus Tour. This long-forgotten tale starts with a boy and his lucky nickel… and it turns out to

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Duluth Gas and Water Company

Mysterious Ruins on Duluth Lakewalk

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event April 13, 2017

Spring Jog Leads to Lakewalk Discovery By Kyle Chisholm – City Tour Program Coordinator Spring is a great time of year in Duluth – sunshine… warm weather… folks emerging from

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Veterans Day in Duluth

5 Ways to Honor Military Service on Veterans Day in Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 29, 2016

Great Options for Celebrating our Veterans First… Some Background on Veterans Day Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and was first observed on November 11, 1919 to commemorate

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Ojibwe women in birch bark canoe

Tall Ships and Small Ships in Duluth’s Harbor

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event August 2, 2016

Get ready because Duluth is about to experience the Tall Ships Festival! From August 18th to the 21st, many Duluthians and tens if not hundreds of thousands of visitors will

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Dark History Blog Panel

Duluth Dark History Walking Tour Launches

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event July 15, 2016

Duluth Dark History Walking Tour Scares up the Darker Side of the City’s History The history of Duluth is an epic tale of triumphs and tragedies, successes and failures. This

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Lincoln Funeral Badge

Lincoln Funeral Car on Display in Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event June 8, 2016

Lincoln’s Historic Artifact and its Link to Duluth By Kyle Chisholm Duluth wasn’t much of a place to visit – let alone call home – when Jay Cooke started developing

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Fateful Ferry Duluth Harbor Panel Image

A Fateful Ferry in the Duluth Harbor

perm_identity Kyle Chisholm - City Tour Program Coordinator & Guide           event May 25, 2016

Dangerous Waters in The Duluth Harbor Lake Superior and The Duluth-Superior Harbor play important roles in many of the stories we weave into our tours. This particular tale comes from

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Duluth Does Dylan

Duluth Celebrates Bob Dylan’s 75th Birthday

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event May 14, 2016

Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday is right around the corner and the City of Duluth has got some great events planned. Every five years since 2001, Tom Fabjance and Tim Nelson

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