2018 November New Member Month at MCHS

Sorting for History: Leaving a Legacy Through Your Possessions

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) has been serving as a repository for Morrison County’s varied history since 1936. Inside the organization’s home, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls, MN, residents and visitors can find information on families, communities, businesses, and numerous other topics related to Morrison…

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Voter Registration Event Poster

2018 Voter Registration Event poster, Morrison County Historical Society.

In advance of our Voter Registration Event on September 25, 2018, we have created a poster to help draw attention to the event. It’s appropriately red, white and blue and features stars, in keeping with the color scheme and symbolism of the U.S. flag. Let’s all take part in our…

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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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