Morrison County Historical Society Giving Away Free Book to New Members in November

  The Morrison County Historical Society was founded in 1936, at the height of the Great Depression. The organization was the outgrowth of a Works Progress Administration project to collect oral histories from long-time families in Morrison County. Over 1,000 oral histories were collected and this project set the course…

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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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