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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Event: Economic Impact of the Arts & History in Morrison County, MN

Morrison County has a vibrant arts, history and cultural community, but just how vibrant is it? One of the most common measures of the impact of any sector of the community is to look at how it affects the economy. While there have been numerous studies related to how the…

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How to Sort Your Possessions to Leave a Legacy

As part of a consumer and environmentalist culture, Americans are encouraged to both acquire lots of things and keep them so as not to be wasteful. When it comes to the point of downsizing, it can be difficult to know what is important to save, particularly from the perspective of…

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