Pin-ups, Anchors, and Hearts: The Influence of Tattooing on American History

The Morrison County Historical Society continues exploring the history of tattoo with this year’s annual program, “Pin-ups, Anchors, and Hearts: The Influence of Tattooing on American History.” The program features guest speaker Mitch Bender, a professor in environmental studies at St. Cloud State University. When he’s not teaching environmental studies,…

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Tattoo as a Call to Ancestors – An Informal Discussion

The art and history of tattoo is the Morrison County Historical Society’s theme for 2019. In creating their exhibit, The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo Art in Central Minnesota, the organization has sought out some of the personal reasons people get tattoos. The exhibit reveals some of these reasons, including…

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