Morrison County Historical Society Holding a Raffle

Log Cabin Quilt made by Char Welle, 2017 MCHS raffle prize.

The Morrison County Historical Society has a talented and well-connected board of directors. Between these nine directors, they have assembled a creative set of raffle prizes in order to help the organization raise funds in service of its mission to preserve and share the history of Morrison County, Minnesota. The…

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Kind Words for the Morrison County Historical Society

In August 2016, we at the Morrison County Historical Society were surprised and pleased to receive a letter from the Institute for Museum and Library Services. U.S. Representative Rick Nolan had nominated our organization for the 2017 National Medal for Museum Service. Here is the letter: If you’re having difficulty reading…

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MCHS Receives Ernest Mann Collection

Squeeeee! We get lots of interesting items donated to the Morrison County Historical Society. Many of them make us squeeeee and do a little dance because of their inherent coolness. When we received an email from Hanno Beck of The Benjamin Banneker Center for Economic Justice in Maryland, I had…

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New Book Available About the William Gollnik Murder

There is a small cemetery in Elmdale Township, a one-acre plot of land a half-mile south of Elmdale in Section 17 of the township. It is Willow Cemetery, associated with a long-defunct Missouri Synod German Lutheran Church known as the Willow Church. There are only three stones in the cemetery,…

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