Silent Auction at MCHS’s 2019 Annual Program

During the Morrison County Historical Society’s 2019 annual program, the organization will be holding a silent auction. This year’s program, which will take place Monday, September 30 at the Morrison County Government Center in Little Falls, features guest speaker Mitch Bender. Bender is a professor of environmental studies at St.…

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Preservation Talk by Denis P. Gardner

Morrison County Historical Society Hosting Preservation Talk by National Register Historian Denis P. Gardner knows historic structures. As the National Register Historian of the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, he reviews the eligibility of properties for the National Register of Historic Places. He also assists people with the process of…

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How to Find Sleepers

Blue tape grid to help us find sleepers. We drilled 5 holes before striking the first sleeper. The additional 3 holes confirmed the east-west orientation of the sleepers. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, 2019.

We at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum have been on a weeks’ long hunt for sleepers in our Archives. Lest you think we have somnambulant creatures hiding amongst the boxes, documents, ledgers, and photos, fear not! The sleepers in this case are 2 x 4-inch boards between the hardwood…

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