Vietnam War Refugee Discussion Hosted by MCHS

Articles regarding refugee resettlement in Little Falls, MN, after the Vietnam War, from the Little Falls Daily Transcript, 1975.

Following the Vietnam War, approximately 750,000 refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos resettled in the United States, including in Central Minnesota. Lutheran Social Service and Catholic Charities were two organizations in the state that organized resettlement efforts, with The Resettlement Office of Catholic Charities in charge of such efforts in…

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Creative Minnesota Study Released for Morrison County

Abstract image, rolled photos from around Morrison County, Minnesota. Image by the Morrison County Historical Society from an exhibit.

In the summer of 2017, the history, arts and cultural organizations of Morrison County joined forces to have an economic impact study done by Creative Minnesota so that we could determine, using hard data, what effect we were having on Morrison County’s economy. On February 7, 2018, at a crowded…

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MCHS Needs Vietnam War Artifacts for Exhibit

"Deep Gap Between Voters, Candidates on Vietnam" - Headline from Little Falls Daily Transcript, September 4 1968

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS), in partnership with the Lindbergh House & Museum and Minnesota Military Museum, is taking part in a project to gather stories and present the history of the Vietnam War. Called Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, the project, which is being funded by a Legacy Grant…

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New Year’s Eve Candlelight Hike – 2017

Ring in the New Year by taking a brisk evening hike with family and friends. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum and Charles A. Lindbergh House & Museum in Little Falls, MN, are once again hosting a candlelight hike on New Year’s Eve (Sunday, December 31, 2017). The hike, which…

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