Donuts at Dorothy’s

By |July 6th, 2019|Blog|

Join us on Sunday, July 14 for our annual July open house "Donuts at Dorothy's" where we have delicious doughnuts from the local Plum Bun Bakery and Gene Hicks Gourmet Coffee available as well as a family sensory scavenger hunt and bird-themed craft station from 11am-2pm. Admission is free all day for this open house [...]

Closed July 4

By |June 28th, 2019|Blog|

The Museum is closed every year on July 4 to support and promote the area’s community events, and allow our own, dedicated staff a rare summer holiday to spend with family and friends celebrating our national holiday. Please take advantage of the many opportunities to celebrate in Ely and the surrounding communities (Tower parade at [...]

Spring 2019 Newsletter

By |June 17th, 2019|Blog|

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 receive these newsletters when current, Membership levels start at the Student Level for just $10 a year! Join Now! Spring 2019 Newsletter  

Dorothy Day

By |June 14th, 2019|Blog|

Sunday, June 23 we will host our annual June open house - please join us! We will celebrate Dorothy's legacy through stories (guided tours and conversation), sharing (did you meet/know Dorothy?) and refreshments (coffee 'an of course!), as well as a family activity from 11am-2pm BUT admission is free all day 10am-5pm. This year's theme [...]

Open for the Season!

By |May 24th, 2019|Blog|

The Dorothy Molter Museum is excited to be celebrating its 26th season at our little piece of heaven in the pines on the edge of Ely, and we hope that you are just as enthusiastic for this summer season too! Once again, we will be offering our monthly, free community events as well as our [...]

Scholarship Awarded

By |April 29th, 2019|Blog|

Ely Student Awarded Molter Museum Scholarship McKenzie Peterson Wilderness First Responders Scholarship Helps Local Student Pursue Nursing Degree The Dorothy Molter Museum announced that Ely Memorial High School graduating senior, Mackenzie Peterson, is this year’s recipient of its annual Wilderness First Responders' Scholarship, which is awarded to residents of northeastern Minnesota pursuing a [...]

We Need Your Help!

By |April 24th, 2019|Blog|

Our unique, local museum, dedicated to the memory of Dorothy Molter, needs upgrades and maintenance due to the unavoidable erosion of time and weather. Dorothy's story and this non-profit museum are an important part of Ely’s history as it not only tells Dorothy’s inspiring story using the buildings and artifacts from her actual home on [...]

Bird Feeder Design Contest Winner!

By |February 20th, 2019|Blog|

Congratulations to Nathan M. from Elgin, IL for winning the Grand Prize in our 4th Annual Bird Feeder Design Contest! His feeder (pictured right) was showcased at our Annual Fundraising Dinner on Friday, February 15 and is still being frequented by the many chickadees, pine siskins and red polls visiting Birds' Landing at Dorothy's. Runner-up [...]

Silent Auction Items

By |February 2nd, 2019|Blog|

We are overwhelmed with the generosity of our friends and neighbors both within and outside of the Ely Area. Museum staff, volunteers, friends, Members, vendors, customers and colleagues have shown amazing support for our little museum in the pines celebrating and sharing the life and legacy of Dorothy Molter. Thank you to Frandsen Bank & Trust of [...]

Registration Open!

By |January 3rd, 2019|Blog|

Registration for our Annual Fundraising Dinner is now available online!  You're invited to our Annual Fundraising Dinner on Friday, February 15. It's a festive evening celebrating the legacy of Dorothy Molter and raising funds to ensure the physical structures honoring her will be cared for into the future. Join us for great food, fellowship and [...]

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