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Historical society museum offers glimpse into lakes area's past

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Businesses in Pequot Lakes these days benefit greatly from the summer tourist trade, but that hasn’t always been the economic emphasis of the town.

In the early days, the main endeavor was logging and the lakes were used for moving rafts of logs to mills on Gull Lake and Brainerd. Those were not the days of lake oriented recreation. There were no power boats, no water skis, no resorts or cabins “up at the lake."

 

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