Creative Minnesota Study Released for Morrison County

Abstract image, rolled photos from around Morrison County, Minnesota. Image by the Morrison County Historical Society from an exhibit.

In the summer of 2017, the history, arts and cultural organizations of Morrison County joined forces to have an economic impact study done by Creative Minnesota so that we could determine, using hard data, what effect we were having on Morrison County’s economy. On February 7, 2018, at a crowded…

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Weyerhaeuser Museum Closing Early Feb 7, 2018

Tomorrow (February 7, 2018), the Weyerhaeuser Museum will be closing at 1 p.m. so that staff can attend the Economic Impact event at Little Falls City Hall. We’ll reopen for regular hours on Friday morning (10-5). We apologize for the inconvenience, but feel free to join us at City Hall…

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Logging Tour at the Weyerhaeuser Museum

Logging scene, MCHS collections #0000.000.323.

Starting in the mid-1800s with the sale of trees by Chief Hole in the Day to Franklin Steele, the logging industry became a huge industry in Morrison County. When Pine Tree Lumber Company began its operations in Little Falls in 1890, the population boomed and the town blossomed. Learn more…

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MCHS Needs Vietnam War Artifacts for Exhibit

"Deep Gap Between Voters, Candidates on Vietnam" - Headline from Little Falls Daily Transcript, September 4 1968

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS), in partnership with the Lindbergh House & Museum and Minnesota Military Museum, is taking part in a project to gather stories and present the history of the Vietnam War. Called Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, the project, which is being funded by a Legacy Grant…

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