Central Minnesota author and historian, Bill Morgan, will discuss his new book “Earth, Wood, Stone: Central Minnesota Lives and Landmarks” at The Charles A. Weyerhaueser Memorial Museum on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. The book is Volume II of a series and covers various aspects of the history of central Minnesota. Among the Morrison County stories featured in the book are Amos and Charles Berry of the First Minnesota Regiment, Vernon Pick, the William W. Warren and MacDougall site and the orphan train. A retired St. Cloud State University professor and long time advocate for the value of our cultural heritage, Bill will share his enthusiasm for local history through his gifted storytelling and talented writing. Books cost $19.95 and will be available for purchase at the museum.
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the Morrison County Historical Society (320/632-4007).
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We have a number or local history books for sale at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum gift shop, including the following:
Images of America: Camp Ripley: 1930-1960, by Sandra Alcott Erickson, $19.99, soft cover, 128 pages.
A Century of Progress, Hennepin Paper Company, 1890-1990, by Bruce Mellor. Two covers. Cream color (left) includes text and historic photos; colored cover (right) includes text, historic photos, and a section of photos of Hennepin Paper Mill employees. $5.00, either version.
BrainerdBound: Landmarks to the Lakes, by Mark Rustad, Curtis Johnson & Mark Utter, $27.95, hard cover, full color, 226 pages.
Stop in to pick up a copy or send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to place an order to be sent by mail. We’ll figure out the postage and can take payments via PayPal.
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The Morrison County Historical Society has a number of family history books for sale in its museum gift shop, including the following:
Grandma, I Don’t Like Your Geese! by Gladys Booth Coenen, 2001 … $10.00
Footsteps and Shadows: The Story of Honore and Sara Houle by Stella LeBlanc, 1977 … $7.50
The Franz Joseph and Catherine Kappes Family by Florentyna Kappes, 1985 … $5.00
The Nickalous and Maria Mueller Family by Florentyna Kappes, 1985 … $5.00
“Memoranda” of Edith M. Parker: Years 1902 and 1903 … $5.00
A History of the Emil Rebischke Family, 1874-1990 … $5.00
The John and Irene Rudie Family, written by Irene Rudie, August 1993 … $5.00
If you’re interested in purchasing any of these books, stop by The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum or send us an email (contactstaff (at) morrisoncountyhistory (dot) org) and we’ll figure out a total with the shipping cost.
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