#Weymu40 – Happy Anniversary, C.A. Weyerhaeuser Museum!

Today marks the official anniversary of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. On this day 40 years ago (August 24, 1975), the museum was dedicated to the public in memory of lumberman Charles Weyerhaeuser for the purpose of preserving and sharing Morrison County’s history. It became the new home of…

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#Weymu40 – The Contractors

Throughout the series of blog posts regarding the 40th anniversary of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Foster Dunwiddie, the architect who designed the museum, has been mentioned numerous times. But Foster didn’t build the museum all by himself. Enter, the contractors and subcontractors. The general contractor for the museum…

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The Sudden Passing of MCHS President Art Warner

The staff and board of the Morrison County Historical Society are sad to announce the sudden passing of President Art Warner on Sunday evening, August 16, 2015. Art and his wife Jan, who serves as the Society’s executive director, have been involved with the organization for the past 50 years,…

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#Weymu40 – The Museum’s Namesake (Redux)

At the beginning of our #Weymu40 series of blog posts, we included a short piece on the namesake of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. Time to add a little more information to that post. Back in the 1970s, when Charles Weyerhaeuser’s family got involved in the Morrison County Historical…

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