Kind Words for the Morrison County Historical Society

In August 2016, we at the Morrison County Historical Society were surprised and pleased to receive a letter from the Institute for Museum and Library Services. U.S. Representative Rick Nolan had nominated our organization for the 2017 National Medal for Museum Service. Here is the letter: If you’re having difficulty reading…

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Retirement Party for Alice Smuda

The Morrison County Historical Society is hosting a retirement party for Alice Smuda on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls, MN. Various members of the Smuda family have been involved with the Weyerhaeuser Museum since it opened in 1975. Many locals will…

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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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Morrison County Historical Society Seeks Board Member

Due to a recent resignation from the Morrison County Historical Society’s board of directors, the organization is seeking someone to fill a vacancy on the board. Normally, terms for elected board members are three years, but as the resignation occurred midway through a term, the appointed board member’s term will…

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