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Discover Historic Traditions and Mysteries of Alder and Wild Rice Lakes by Water

June 24, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$55 – $60

Friday: 9 am – 11 am or 11:30 am – 1:30 pm or 2 pm – 4 pm

Join Manitowish Waters Historical Society historian Jim Bokern on a two-hour pontoon tour of Alder and Wild Rice lakes. This trip will depart from Alder Lake and explore the rich histories of these lakes with a wealth of historic images. Discover the Indigenous People trail networks, unique canal systems that linked the MW chain to Lac du Flambeau, all phases of the logging era, a railroad spur landing, homesteads, early resorts, and businesses.

Space is limited, so please register early; $60 ($55 for members of the NLDC or MWHS). Register at the North Lakeland Discovery Center (www.discoverycenter.net). For more information, contact the NLDC (715-543-2085 or at [email protected]). Registration will be open early-to-mid March

Directions to the launch site will be sent to registered participants prior to the trip.



June 24, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$55 – $60


North Lakeland Discovery Center
14006 Discovery Lane
MANITOWISH WTRS, Wisconsin 54545
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Manitowish Waters Historical Society
North Lakeland Discovery Center