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Cook County Courthouse Celebrates 100 Years

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2012

Cook County’s courthouse in Grand Marais, MN, is 100 years old, and a number of festivities are planned for today, Friday, September 21. The “Celebration of a Century” includes courthouse tours at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

At 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., sixth-grade history students will perform re-enactments in the courtroom. Throughout the day visitors can view special displays, including old photos and other artifacts.
At 4 p.m., a time capsule will be buried. Music, games and food are also on the agenda from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the courthouse lawn.

The courthouse is located at 411 West Second Street, Grand Marais.

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