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“Historical Exhibit of Cabin Life in Ely”

Ranked #15 of 31 things to do in Ely
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Owner description: Former home of the last resident of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Rio Grande City, Texas
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4 reviews
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“Historical Exhibit of Cabin Life in Ely”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

Dorothy Molter, aka "the root beer lady" was known to make her own brew after coming here from Chicago. The museum and information is interesting and not boring. Makes you wanna drink more root beer afterwards. Easy to find in Ely.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Waterloo, Iowa
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78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Loved it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

I loved visiting the Dorothy Molter Cabin and Museum...what an independent woman Dorothy was...such a great role model for us all. It is not everyone who can live their life just how they desired but Dorothy did. My companion has visited the Boundary Waters often and knew the story of Dorothy and knew that I would enjoy the museum. He was right! The women who were working at the museum that day personally knew Dorothy and their stories were so genuine. It was fun to see Dorothy's cabins and I would highly recommend this museum.

Visited September 2012
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