Dates: August 11 & 12
Times: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
NEW Location: The Community Room at the new Big Lake Fire Station
Theme: How Timber and Mills Shaped the Big Lake Valley
The Big Lake Historical Society is presenting its biennial display at the new Big Lake Fire Department’s Community Room, across the road and opposite the Big Lake School at the north end of Big Lake. The event will be held Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, 2018, from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM each day. The exhibit's theme is: “How Timber and Mills Shaped the Big Lake Valley”. Historical photos and artifacts will be displayed. At l:00 PM, Melba Hall, the Historian, will have a power-point presentation about early days. This will be followed at approximately 2:00 PM with Andrea Xaver leading a walking tour of old town Big Lake. Entry is free, but donations are appreciated. Big Lake Valley books will be available for purchase. Coffee and cookies will be offered as well as opportunities to sit and visit with friends and neighbors in this room with a view and comfortable setting. Please join us as we share the history of the Big Lake Valley. Parking is at the north side of the building, so as not to obstruct emergency vehicles and firefighters’ activities.