Sheldon Aubut's Duluth History

Architectural Information

The second beginning of Duluth, (the Native Americans were here first) the landing of Daniel Greysolon Sieur Du Luth.

Aerial Lift Bridge - Postcard from 1910

Duluth Armory -  Condemned October 24, 2000.   Saved!!!!!!!! in 2004 by a citizen group!

Bradley Building - Corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Streets

Old Central High School - This links to the "Northern Images" Central page of photographer Dennis O'hara. He has done a magnificent study of this building that I could not hope to duplicate.

Domains $7.49 - Why Pay More?Chamber of Commerce building

J. J. Costello Hardware and Stoves - 1884

Duluth 1883 from the Space Shuttle (well, sort of...)

Folz Building

Hotel Duluth

Duluth Properties on The National Register of Historic Places

Norshore Theatre

Old Police Station - 126 East Superior Street 

McQuade Road Fish Fry, Store and Campground

Masonic Temple - 201 East Superior Street

Orpheum Theatre

Parks -  Duluth City Parks

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Mark D. Ryan's Seven Bridges Road site - the beginnings of the Skyline Parkway

Strand Theatre   Destroyed 9-21-98

Voyageur Lakewalk Inn

Weiland Block - Duluth News Tribune was located here in their early years.

Books about Duluth and the region available from

Boomtown Landmarks (Discover Duluth) - by Laurie Hertzel

Sam Cook's "Campsightes"

Chronicles of Aunt Hilma and Other East Hillside Swedes - by Michael Fedo

Barton Sutter's "Cold Comfort:  Live at the Top of the Map"

Craig and Nadine Blacklock's "The Duluth Portfolio"

Destination Duluth (Port Cities of North America) by Martin Hintz

Duluth; The City and the People - by Chuck Frederick

Duluth/Superior Funbook - by Julie Ryan

Duluth Tour Book; An Illustrated Guide to Historic & Fun Places - by Jeff Cornelius

Friendship Fires - by Sam Cook

Ghostly Tales of Lake Superior - by Claire W. Schumacher

House of Stone : The Duluth Benedictines - Mary R. Boo

Just Keep Going North...You'll Know When You Get There! : Breath-Taking, Unforgivable Short & Tall Stories About Duluth & the Head-O-The Lakes - by Rick Eichert

Nina's North Shore Guide

The Raleigh Street Saga : Shattering the Legend - by Claire W. Schumacher

Trains of the Twin Ports Photo Archive : Duluth-Superior in the 1950s - by Marvin Nielsen

Up North - by Sam Cook


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