Morrison County Historical Society Announces Winners of Peep Contest

1st prize winner in MCHS Peep Contest - Marlys Sebasky and Larry Royston for their diorama "Peepalo go to Church and Mama said "Bison." April/May 2016.

This spring, the Morrison County Historical Society invited the public to enter a contest to illustrate Morrison County history using Peeps, the marshmallow candies typically seen in the shape of chicks and bunnies around Easter time. There were three entries in the contest, with the MCHS board of directors voting…

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MCHS to Honor Art and Jan Warner for Over 50 Years of Service

The Morrison County Historical Society invites the public to an event honoring the long-time service of Art and Jan Warner. The Warners became involved with MCHS in the mid-1960s when there was an effort to re-energize the organization, which had slumped following the death of curator Alexander Huddleston. Arch Gran…

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Rehab Lab: Repairing Old Windows

Rehab Lab: Repairing Old Windows Presented By Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, The Minnesota Historical Society and The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:30-4:30 p.m.   Would you spend $50 to save $1,000? In this hands-on workshop, historic window specialist Paul Schmidt of Restoration Window Systems shows how repairing old…

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Collections Carousel – Rain Gauge from La Fond Building Supplies, Inc., Circa 1970

Minnesotan’s love to talk about weather – “Did you notice how warm it was the other day?” “Man is it windy.” “I wonder when we’ll get some rain.” A premium, or giveaway, from LaFond Building Supplies, Inc. of Little Falls, this rain gauge would have been a welcome gift to…

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