Below, please find historical resources that may help you learn more about Proctor’s history. These resources were utilized in the creation of the Proctor History Walk.
Proctor Area Historical Society: Founded in 1994, the Proctor Area Historical Society is a group of Proctor area residents working to preserve local community and railroad history for the City of Proctor, Minnesota. It hosts a museum at the historic Car Superintendent’s Shop Building adjacent to the Proctor Area Community Center in Proctor.
St. Louis County Historical Society: A group dedicated to the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge about the history and prehistory of St. Louis County and the State of Minnesota.
Minnesota Historical Society: The Minnesota Historical Society preserves Minnesota’s past, shares the state’s stories, and connects people with history in meaningful ways, for today and for tomorrow.
Minnesota Discovery Center: Minnesota Discovery Center is a nonprofit institution and the state’s largest museum complex outside of the Twin Cities metro area. Comprised of a Museum, Research Center, and Park and encompassing 660 acres, Minnesota Discovery Center tells the story of the Iron Range through exhibits, interpretation, programming and research materials.
Minnesota Reflections: Minnesota Reflections is a database of digitized original materials shared by cultural heritage organizations located across Minnesota. These materials include images, text, audio, film, and more, with new items added on a regular basis.
Zenith City Online: Zenith City Press and Zenith City Online are affiliates of X-Communication LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, and dedicated to celebrating historic Duluth, Western Lake Superior, and Minnesota’s Arrowhead.