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Olcott Park Museum & Greenhouse

The park contains 40 acres of landscaped grounds with a multicolor lighted fountain and a greenhouse with floral displays. The main museum houses three major exhibits: The logging era, Virginia's two decimating fires, and the trolley line that traversed the Iron Range until 1927. In addition, the log cabin exhibits recreate the heart warming feeling of "home" in the early days. Also, hundreds of photos and an outstanding collection of vintage postcards are available to researchers.

Location: N 9th St & 9th Ave, Virginia Minnesota 55792 Telephone 218-741-1136

(Springfield) Illinois State Parks
Olcott Park Museum & Greenhouse

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