Summer 2022 Newsletter

2022 Summer Newsletter – printed/mailed July 2022 The Dorothy Molter Museum quarterly newsletter is a Membership benefit that is printed and mailed to Members in good standing at the time of print. If you would like to stay connected, support the Museum financially and receive this newsletter, please explore our Membership options here.


Spring Clean-up Day

Saturday, May 7 – 9:00am-2:00pm Join us for our spring clean-up in preparation for our 2022 season at the Dorothy Molter Museum! Projects include but are not limited to: There are likely many other tasks to help with and we are happy to work with you on finding one or more that fits your abilities. …

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Spring 2022 News

2020-2021 Recap Newsletter – printed/mailed March 2022 The Dorothy Molter Museum quarterly newsletter is a Membership benefit that is printed and mailed to Members in good standing at the time of print. Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 newsletters were only digitally available to conserve funds. This is the first print newsletter since fall …

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2022 FUNdraising Events

Join us in a variety of ways during the Ely Winter Festival for our annual fundraising events. VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES Online Silent Auction – Feb 3-10An online silent auction will start February 3 at 12:15am in an effort to raise funds for the Dorothy Molter Museum. This annual fundraiser helps carry the organization through the winter …

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Thanks for a Great 2021

The Museum is now closed for the 2021 Season. Thank you to our visitors, staff and volunteers for making 2021 one of our best seasons yet! We are looking forward to a winter full of fundraising activities, planning and preparing for 2022. Private tour appointments may be requested by calling or emailing. Availability is based …

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Dogsled to Dorothy’s

Join the Museum and Hauling Dogs, LLC for a winter, wilderness adventure! This trip is a GO as of Jan 13, 2022 Travel by dogsled from Moose Lake Landing up to Knife Lake and camp on the east end of the lake, near Dorothy’s Isle of Pines. This program is 95 percent outdoors with moderately …

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Join Us! Firewise Demo

The Museum will be hosting a Firewise Demo Thursday, August 19 at 6pm. Have the recent wildfires made you think about the readiness of your property in the face of wildfire? Attend this free event hosted by the Dorothy Molter Museum and presented by Gloria Erickson and featuring local Firewise experts to learn about the …

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Blueberry Fest Weekend

Join us this weekend at the Museum! Although we won’t have a booth at Whiteside Park this weekend (July 23-25) we have several opportunities for Dorothy Molter Museum fun as we participate in Operation Blueberry! At the park, you’ll find our root beer at the Ely Kiwanis blueberry pie sale at the Pavilion. We encourage …

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Opening Day!

Saturday, May 29 is our 2021 opening day! Join us 10am-5pm daily for optional, outdoor introductory tours at the top of every hour (or download our virtual tour for a self-guided visit). Order your tickets online before you visit by clicking the “Get Admission” button in the lower left of this page. You may also …

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Celebrating Nurses!

Today kicks off National Nurses Week in the U.S. – on Dorothy’s birthday! National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th, Dorothy’s birthday and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, although we are skeptical the individuals that decided May 6 is the day it should begin were aware of who Dorothy Molter was. …

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