• A fall day on Mt. Rose overlooking the historic depot at Grand Portage.

    Grand Portage

    National Monument Minnesota

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Grand Portage Lodge and Casino
Grand Portage Lodge and Casino with Grand Portage Bay, Hat Point and Grand Portage Island behind.
NPS Photo / Mike Plummer-Steen

Did You Know?

A beaver pelt and felt hat at Grand Portage National Monument.

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.