Collections Carousel – LeBlanc Fillet Knife

Knifemaking is an art form requiring meticulous craftsmanship and a critical eye. Morrison County native and retired Brigadier General, Gary LeBlanc (1944-2016), obviously had those skills. This beautiful fillet knife was made by LeBlanc after he took up the craft as a hobby following his retirement after thirty-seven years of…

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Collections Carousel – Sanitary Milk & Ice Cream Company Ice Cream

Ice cream. The perfect summertime (and wintertime!) treat. A concoction consisting mainly of cream, butterfat or milk that is sweetened and flavored, beaten to a uniform consistency, and then frozen, ice cream ranks as one of the world’s most universally loved foods. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, ice…

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Local History Books for Sale

We have a number or local history books for sale at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum gift shop, including the following: Stop in to pick up a copy or send us an email (contactstaff@morrisoncountyhistory.org) to place an order to be sent by mail. We’ll figure out the postage and…

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War Games in Pierz

Helpful Hesch family researchers, Marlys and Larry, have led us to another fascinating story from Morrison County’s history. The story includes a bit of a puzzle. Marlys sent us an email regarding a picture Larry had found in the Spokane Daily Chronicle dated August 15, 1940. The photo showed four…

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