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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MCHS Receives Ernest Mann Collection

Squeeeee! We get lots of interesting items donated to the Morrison County Historical Society. Many of them make us squeeeee and do a little dance because of their inherent coolness. When we received an email from Hanno Beck of The Benjamin Banneker Center for Economic Justice in Maryland, I had…

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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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