North Shore Communities

Beaver Bay, Minnesota

The history of Beaver Bay and Silver Bay (Bay Area) are tied together although their beginnings occurred 100 years apart. With the signing of the LaPointe treaty of 1854, opening of the Sault Locks in 1855 and the arrival of the Steamer Illinois in 1856, Beaver Bay would become the first established community on the Minnesota shore of Lake Superior. Learn more about Beaver Bay, Minnesota

Finland, Minnesota

Finland, Minnesota is nestled in the Baptism River Valley, surrounded by rugged hills and cliffs, called the Sawtooth Mountains. Its rugged isolation made it one of the last areas of Minnesota to be settled. It wasn’t until the late 1890’s that the first Finns and other Scandinavians began to file for homesteads in this remote section of Lake County. Learn more about Finland, Minnesota

Knife River, Minnesota

Captain Charles Anderson, a Norwegian seaman born in Oslo in 1840 and his wife Serene are recorded as the first permanent settlers in Knife River. Following the arrival of the Alger-Smith Duluth & Northern Minnesota Railroad, the tiny settlement boomed and remained an important railroad center from 1898 – 1919. Learn more about Knife River, Minnesota

Silver Bay, Minnesota

Silver Bay MN Real Estate is becoming a great investment. With close proximity to a new Business Park, Lutsen Moutains, The City of Two Harbors & Generous tourist traffic along the north shore of Lake Superior, the area is poised for growth. Learn more about Silver Bay, Minnesota

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