One of the best parts of working here is that when a question comes up that is this surprising and challenging, we all start working to solve this mystery. Like a finely tuned orchestra we all started to dig in. Jean to the research files, Pat to the photos, and I went to the Internet.
As is always the case when doing history research, it isn't fair to say this is "new" information. It is just that is was new to us. Despite having worked with Rice County for over 20 years, I am the first to admit that the more I know, the more I realize I have to learn. Such was the case today with this query.
- The Gunflint Trail is located in Cook County, hence the connection