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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NPS Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy

At The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, we are feeling the effects of climate change. Because we are perched high on a riverbank overlooking the confluence of the Mississippi River and Pike Creek, whatever impacts the river and its shore is something we pay close attention to. Due to the…

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Reading a Building for Its History

My husband Erik and I were treated to an impromptu tour of Kyle Hoggarth’s new Edward Jones office in Little Falls, MN, yesterday. This is a building that first served as a gas station, Leo Bastien’s Super Station. Most residents know it as the former Ambiance gift shop on First…

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#Weymu40 – Weyerhaeuser Museum a Place for Wildlife

The site of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, a high spot on the western bank of the Mississippi River overlooking the confluence of Pike Creek, was once a corn field belonging to the Smuda family, which lives across the street. Lindbergh State Park and the Lindbergh Historic Site are…

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