Rotted Wood Class to Be Held at Weyerhaeuser Museum

The sawmill at Gravelville appears to have a severe case of rotted wood in this photo, MCHS collections #0000.000.329.

As houses and other buildings age, rotted wood becomes a problem. What are the best ways to deal with rotted wood, particularly on historic buildings? This class, “Rotted Wood Repair,” will help attendees learn how to deal with rotted wood. Hosted by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, the class will…

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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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Candlelight Hike Postponed Until January 6, 2018

With this week’s unexpected cold snap delivering temperatures well below zero and the same being expected for New Year’s Eve, we have decided to POSTPONE the Candlelight Hike until Saturday, January 6, 2018. It’ll take place at the same time – from 5 until 8 p.m. – and the same…

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New Year’s Eve Candlelight Hike – 2017

Ring in the New Year by taking a brisk evening hike with family and friends. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum and Charles A. Lindbergh House & Museum in Little Falls, MN, are once again hosting a candlelight hike on New Year’s Eve (Sunday, December 31, 2017). The hike, which…

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