The Richardson Collection Expands

While working on the Nathan Richardson book (“A Big Hearted Paleface Man“), our Richardson collection expanded exponentially.  We already had a nice number of artifacts from the family, most donated by Nate’s daughter Mary early on in the society’s history.  There were some genealogical documents gathered by previous staff of…

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You Like Photos

I was just looking at the viewing statistics for our website and what I found was quite interesting.  Our users (that’d be you) regularly visit our home page, this newsfeed, our family names index, and the cemetery page.  Various history articles are visited here and there, a good mix of…

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Camp Ripley Book Available

We’ve just received copies of Sandra Alcott Erickson’s new book, Camp Ripley:  1930-1960, to sell here at the Weyerhaeuser Museum.  The book is softcover and has 128 pages packed with great photographs illustrating the history of this National Guard training camp located in Morrison County.  Sandra has provided an overview…

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It's Not Too Late to Make Your Reservation

It’s not too late to make your reservation for the Historical Society’s program and annual dinner meeting this coming Sunday, October 7.  The theme of the program is “Architecture:  The Little Falls Boomtown Legacy,” and features guest speaker Paul Clifford Larson, an architectural historian.  Call 320-632-4007 to make reservations.  If…

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