Collections Carousel- Turner Brass Works Blow Torch

Turner Brass Works was one of the largest manufacturers of blow torches from the 1890s to the late 1990s, when it closed via wrecking ball. The company was one of the first to make and sell gasoline blow torches. This model belonged to Art Lafond, who had the oldest Buick…

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MCHS Featured on Incluseum

After seeing our series of posts regarding our “What’s It Like […] in Morrison County?” project and exhibit on AASLH’s Small Museums Online Community, we were asked to submit a post to The Incluseum blog. The post has been published and you can read it here. Thanks to Rose and…

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Presto Change-O! A New Web Design

As you can probably tell if you’re a regular visitor to the MCHS website, our site has undergone a makeover. It’s been two years (already?!?) since we updated our site, making it WordPress-based so we could incorporate our blog on the front page. We felt it was time for a…

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What’s It Like […] in Morrison County?

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) has launched a new project called “What’s It Like […] in Morrison County, Minnesota?” The goal of the project is to collect a minimum of 100 mini memoirs from current and former Morrison County residents, using the question, “What’s It Like […] in Morrison…

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