Archaeology at Little Elk

Rob Mann, anthropology professor at St. Cloud State University and archaeologist of mission site at Little Elk Heritage Preserve. Photo provided by Rob Mann.

UPDATE (May 13, 2017): Our arrangements to host this event on-site at Little Elk Heritage Preserve (LEHP) have been successful. The Archaeology Talk will occur there unless it is raining May 20, in which case it will be held at the Weyerhaeuser Museum in Little Falls. Call 320-632-4007 for directions…

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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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Fallout Shelter at LF Post Office

Yesterday the Little Falls Post Office donated a stack of historic materials to the Morrison County Historical Society. The stack includes a cash book ledger from 1884-1887 compiled under postmasters L.G. Worthington and John Wetzel, documents detailing the construction specifications for the Little Falls Post Office dated 1916, and photos and…

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Collections Carousel – Government Witness Trees of 1852 N.S. Survey

              These wood survey posts were donated to the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) in 1940 by assistant county engineer, Roy Johnson. Identified in MCHS accession records as “Government Witness Trees of 1852 N.S. Survey,” they were intended to serve as permanent objects marking…

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