August 22, 2016
The summer issue of our member newsletter was mailed in early August but we want everyone to see it so we are posting it here, just for you! Would you like to receive the print version of this informative publication by the Dorothy Molter Museum and support our mission as well? Learn more!
August 14, 2016
How many sites and/or museums have you visited that specifically focus on women in history? If you have visited the Dorothy Molter Museum, congrats! Although Dorothy Molter was a woman in history – specifically, Minnesota history and, more specifically, northeastern Minnesota history – it is not just about the fact that Dorothy was a woman. […]
August 12, 2016
LAST DAY IS AUGUST 16! Camp KWITCHURBELIAKIN and our guided Northwoods Discovery Hike will both be offered on Tuesdays through August 16. Camp K is a great opportunity for kids aged 3-12 years old to learn about the Northwoods Dorothy called home through outdoor activities including games, crafts and projects. This year’s theme is FISH! Camp […]
August 11, 2016
Using root beer syrup (either from the Ely A&W, the grocery store or ordered in bulk through the Boy Scout Base), sugar and yeast, Dorothy took the clear, cold water from Knife Lake to home-brew her very own root beer. Her recipe was not a secret (and is available at the museum) but the end […]
August 10, 2016
Did you know that the Dorothy Molter Museum has two satellite exhibits in Ely? Three Stars of the North is located at the Ely-Winton Historical Museum and a Dorothy Molter Kiosk is located at the USFS Kawishiwi Ranger Station – both here in Ely! The Ely-Winton Historical Society operates a small history museum located inside […]
Brewed for the Dorothy Molter Museum, Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer quenches the most parched of palates when served ice cold. Each summer, Dorothy home-brewed up to twelve thousand bottles made from Knife Lake water, which she offered for visitors stopping by during their trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.While Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer is no longer brewed in her 8-gallon crock with lake water, we have stuck as close to her original recipe as we can.
However, we have more than just root beer to offer!