History & Culture
This section contains people, places (historic gardens and archeological research), stories and collection information which includes photo galleries with high resolution photos from the collections of Grand Portage National Monument relevant to this unique site.
Did You Know?
The under-fur of the beaver have microscopic barbs which make excellent quality felt for hats of the 16th-18th centuries. This hidden property was the reason why the beaver was the "standard" pelt for the fur trade.