Housing the history of logging carts and oxen

Since 1988, The Alger-Sullivan Historical Society has worked to collect and display items that reflect an earlier time.

Originally dedicated to the lumber and logging history of Century, the society’s museum now holds relics that also represents the regional history of many communities of the great logging era.

Above the doorway of our first display room is a huge carved oxen yoke donated from one of the area’s last oxen drivers, Joe Ross. In another room other yokes are seen.

One item crucial to the work of oxen sits among the saws and axes of our wood tools display. It is a heavy piece of ir...