#Weymu40 – The Museum Might Have Been Elsewhere

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum sits on a lovely piece of property overlooking the Mississippi River and the confluence of Pike Creek. But this wasn’t intended as the original location of the museum. In its efforts to construct a new museum in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the…

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Collections Carousel – Government Witness Trees of 1852 N.S. Survey

Witness Trees of 1852 N.S. Survey

              These wood survey posts were donated to the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) in 1940 by assistant county engineer, Roy Johnson. Identified in MCHS accession records as “Government Witness Trees of 1852 N.S. Survey,” they were intended to serve as permanent objects marking…

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Book Talk on Frederick Weyerhaeuser

The Morrison County Historical Society is hosting a book talk about lumberman Frederick Weyerhaeuser on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Carnegie Library in Little Falls. Author Judith Koll Healey will make a presentation on her book “Frederick Weyerhaeuser and the American West.” Healey’s biography covers the beginnings of Frederick’s…

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Black & White Exhibit

The newest exhibit at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum is all about color … two colors specifically. Through the use of black & white artifacts, the exhibit explores the larger cultural meanings behind these colors. Take a peek on here and stop on by the museum for a closer…

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