Morrison County Historical Society Giving Away Free Book to New Members in November

  The Morrison County Historical Society was founded in 1936, at the height of the Great Depression. The organization was the outgrowth of a Works Progress Administration project to collect oral histories from long-time families in Morrison County. Over 1,000 oral histories were collected and this project set the course…

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Collections Carousel – Delecto Banners of Doug Birk’s Parents, Del & Esther Birk

Among the many items donated to the Morrison County Historical Society by noted Minnesota archaeologist and museum friend, Doug Birk, were these De-lec-to banners from the Sylvester-Nichols Candy Company of Little Falls, Minnesota. The banners had somehow made their way further north to Pine River, Minnesota, where Doug’s parents, Del…

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MCHS to Host 80th Anniversary Mystery History Picnic

2016 marks the 80th anniversary of the Morrison County Historical Society, which was founded in 1936. To honor the event, we are hosting a Mystery History Picnic at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. (The picnic portion of the event will start…

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New Articles Online

Now that we’ve mailed out the latest edition of the newsletter to MCHS members, it was time to add a few past newsletter articles to the website. We’ve added the following: Conspiracy in 1862? Managing Media What’s Left Out If you’d like to receive a printed copy of the newsletter,…

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