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Governed by the Tofte Historical Society, the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum operates as an education 501(c) non-profit, dedicated to "the collection, preservation and dissemination of historical knowledge… with specific emphasis on commercial fishing and the more general relationship of early lifestyles to the shore and waters of Lake Superior" (THS By Laws, Article II). With over 400 members and numerous volunteers, the Tofte Historical Society and Museum are growing and well supported.

Tofte Historical Society Board of Directors

Elise Rehmann, President
Tofte, MN

Allan, D.C. Olsen,Vice-President

Tofte, MN

Stuart Sivertson, Treasurer

Duluth, MN

Jim Treekrem
Schroeder, MN
Art Fenstad
Little Marais, MN
Marland Hansen

Lutsen, MN

Tom Porter

Beaver Bay, MN

Mary Alice Hansen, Emeritus Director

Grand Marais , MN


Museum Staff

Don Hammer , Museum Manager

Lutsen, MN


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PO Box 2312 • 7136 Highway 61 • Tofte, Minnesota 55615
phone: (218) 663-7050

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