“Sorting for History” Class at Weyerhaeuser Museum March 4

You’ve inherited several boxes of papers, mementos, and miscellaneous stuff from a relative, or you have your own pile of personal effects to sort. How do you decide what’s important enough to keep? What might be historically significant years down the line? What are you going to do with it…

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Rehab Lab: Repairing Old Windows

Saturday, November 5, 2016 – 12:30-4:30 p.m. Would you spend $50 to save $1,000? In this hands-on workshop, historic window specialist Paul Schmidt of Restoration Window Systems shows how repairing old wooden windows can save money, improve window operation, boost energy efficiency and maintain architectural integrity. Get a thorough overview…

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Rehab Lab: Repairing Old Windows

Rehab Lab: Repairing Old Windows Presented By Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, The Minnesota Historical Society and The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum Saturday, May 7, 2016 12:30-4:30 p.m.   Would you spend $50 to save $1,000? In this hands-on workshop, historic window specialist Paul Schmidt of Restoration Window Systems shows how repairing old…

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Collections Carousel – Rain Gauge from La Fond Building Supplies, Inc., Circa 1970

Minnesotan’s love to talk about weather – “Did you notice how warm it was the other day?” “Man is it windy.” “I wonder when we’ll get some rain.” A premium, or giveaway, from LaFond Building Supplies, Inc. of Little Falls, this rain gauge would have been a welcome gift to…

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