Barnes Area Historical Association (BAHA)

BAHA Museum

BAHA has incorporated the Main Museum into 7 room categories with each having emphasis on a certain aspect of the area and its people.

THE LAKE ROOM displays: Large Colored Elk Picture, Malo Fish, old motors, Information dealing in all fishing aspects.

THE HERITAGE ROOM displays:  Silver Beach Elk Skeleton, Authentic Indian Bead objects, Town Flip Board information; Barnes Town government, Census, Earlier Homestead, Land Patents, School Info, and Maps displaying information of the area. The Kiosk displays more Elk and Heritage memorabilia.  Original Fresh-Aire Postal Mailbox System, authentic Rolling Top Desk, Library area; books

THE RESORTS and BUSINESS ROOM displays: Memorabilia from early Barnes through the Resorts era including pictures, post cards, brochures, signs, artifacts and much more. Other businesses came and went throughout those years and some are still in operation.

THE PIONEER ROOM displays:  Logging and tool displays, replica of an original Indian Canoe, resorts information on our area, old tools used by pioneers, Memorabilia displayed on Kiosk of the local area.

THE MACQUARRIE ROOM displays; authentic Gordon MacQuarrie boat and duck decoys, original typewriter, Honorary Medal given To Gordon MacQuarrie’s father, Biography Books and Books written by Gordon MacQuarrie and others, also memorabilia belonging to the MacQuarrie family. additional Items from Keith Crowley.

THE CHILDREN'S ROOM displays: Distorted Circus Mirror, School Desks and Books, many old Toys, olden Sleds and other memorabilia.

The BAHA GIFT SHOP displays: Apparel and Books

Our purpose is sharing the history of the Barnes Area through preservation and education

Barnes Area Historical Association Museum