A reminder for those who’ve made reservations: The Morrison County Historical Society’s annual dinner is this Sunday, September 23, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at The Brickyard Bar & Banquet Hall in Pierz, Minnesota. The Brickyard is located at 214 Main Street South.
The Pierz High School Jazz Players will be performing between 5:30 and 6:00. Dinner will be served at 6:00, with the annual meeting and program to follow. The menu includes baked chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, steamed carrots, dinner roll, and dessert.
Tim Hoheisel is our guest speaker. He will be talking about Father Pierz’s influence on German immigration to the central Minnesota region. We will also be featuring our project to “Save the Pierz Journals.”
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We’ve got a date! Martin Richau, an expert in Silesian genealogy, will be at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum this coming Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at 10 a.m. If you don’t know Martin, you should, particularly if you are interested in the Polish and German ancestry of Morrison County. Martin has been a long-time friend of the Morrison County Historical Society, coming to visit us every so many years to conduct genealogical research, and speaking at our Family Trails event in 1998. The event is free and open to the public so come meet Martin and bring your questions about your German/Polish ancestry. For more information or directions, feel free to give us a call (320)632-4007.
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The Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums (MALHM) will be hosting its final listening session this Friday (September 7, 2012) at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls at 1:00 p.m. The purpose of the listening session is to receive feedback from those in attendance on the future direction of MALHM. All interested parties are welcome to attend, but registration is required. Follow this link for more information and to get to the registration link.