Grand Marais Historical Society

Grand Marais Historical Society

The Light Keeper's House was built in 1906 by the Life Saving Service as the Lightkeeper's home.The Pickle Barrel House is one of the most unique structures in the country. It was built in 1926 as a summer cottage for author/illustrator William Donalhey and his wife, Mary. The Old Post Office was originally built about 1905 as a jewelry store. In 1907 it was added onto and put into use as the Post Office. The unique, five-sided structure served as the town's hug of mail and information for almost 70 years, and was placed on the Michigan Register of Historic Sites. All three museums are open seasonally. During July and August, the museums are open daily from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm; during the months of June and September, they are open on weekends from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm. Private tours can be arranged

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Grand Marais Weather

Now
M/CLEAR
48°F
M/CLEAR, humidity 79%, barometer 30.13,
wind 9 mph S
Friday
Warmer; an afternoon shower
68°F | 58°F
Warmer; an afternoon shower
Saturday
Showery; turning cooler in the afternoon
69°F | 47°F
Showery; turning cooler in the afternoon
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, a shower; breezy, cooler
55°F | 41°F
Mostly cloudy, a shower; breezy, cooler
Monday
Warmer with times of clouds and sun
66°F | 49°F
Warmer with times of clouds and sun
Tuesday
Mostly sunny
65°F | 49°F
Mostly sunny

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