Chik-Wauk Nature Center Presentation - David Battistel

Monday, July 26

02:00pm - 03:00pm

David Battistel presents - The Country Beyond: Life on North and Gunflint Lakes 1892-1923.

From railways to logging and settlers to trappers, this part of the Boundary Waters was a hub of activity more than 100 years ago. Learn about the people and events that defined the history of the area.

Dave Battistel is a history teacher and instructional leader at St. Patrick High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Since 1994 he has been actively researching and writing about the history of the Port Arthur, Duluth and Western Railway, as well as its associated ventures (silver and iron mining and logging). He is currently writing a book on the Gunflint & Lake Superior Railroad.

All presentations are family friendly and free to the public.

The presentation will be held inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.




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