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Stillwater’s Last Lumber Baron

Join us at the Forest History Center to learn about Stillwater’s Last Lumber Baron.

April 8, 1 pm–3 pm

Join Bill McGrath as he tells entertaining and interesting stories of his grandfather, James E. McGrath, Stillwater’s last lumber baron. Find out what happened to all those white pine dollars. Be prepared for tales from the Snake River, four bad fires, a broken compass, courtroom accusations, and false teeth. Join us for a rags-to-riches-to-rags tale about a man whose first job was sweeping sawdust in a mill. Cost: free with site admission


Apr 08 2023


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Forest History Center
2609 Co Rd 76, Grand Rapids, MN 55744