How to Find Sleepers

Blue tape grid to help us find sleepers. We drilled 5 holes before striking the first sleeper. The additional 3 holes confirmed the east-west orientation of the sleepers. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, 2019.

We at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum have been on a weeks’ long hunt for sleepers in our Archives. Lest you think we have somnambulant creatures hiding amongst the boxes, documents, ledgers, and photos, fear not! The sleepers in this case are 2 x 4-inch boards between the hardwood…

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Road Construction Routes to Weyerhaeuser Museum

If you haven’t been to Little Falls during this 2019 travel season but are planning to come, you may be surprised to find that the Minnesota Department of Transportation has numerous road construction projects around town. Road construction includes the entire downtown stretch of Broadway from the east side through…

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Tattoo as a Call to Ancestors – An Informal Discussion

The art and history of tattoo is the Morrison County Historical Society’s theme for 2019. In creating their exhibit, The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo Art in Central Minnesota, the organization has sought out some of the personal reasons people get tattoos. The exhibit reveals some of these reasons, including…

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