Nobel Prize Winner to Be Featured at MCHS Annual Event

Historically, Morrison County, Minnesota, has been known for its rural character. Its communities have focused primarily on manufacturing and agriculture, so it can come as a surprise when a person born and raised here strikes out into the wider world and makes notable achievements in other fields. Dr. Brian Kobilka…

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MCHS Presents Prohibition Exhibit at Morrison County Fair

Imagine a popular product enjoyed by many in the general population suddenly becoming illegal. What might you do to get your hands on this product? How might law enforcement react to those in possession or selling this illegal product? The United States of America conducted just such a social experiment…

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MCHS to Host 80th Anniversary Mystery History Picnic

2016 marks the 80th anniversary of the Morrison County Historical Society, which was founded in 1936. To honor the event, we are hosting a Mystery History Picnic at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. (The picnic portion of the event will start…

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Morrison County Civil War Vet Grave Dedication Ceremony

The Friends of the Fergus Falls State Hospital Cemetery will be hosting a grave stone dedication for one of Morrison County’s own, Civil War veteran Henry St. Cyr. He was from the Pierz area. Mr. St. Cyr was committed to the State Hospital in St. Peter in 1881. At some…

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