Weyerhaeuser Museum Closing Early for Annual Meeting

The Morrison County Historical Society is holding its annual meeting program Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Little Falls Care Center (former Lutheran Home) at 6:30 p.m. In order to prepare for the event, we will be closing the Weyerhaeuser Museum at 3 p.m. that day. Our annual meeting program will…

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State Park Archaeology to Be Featured at MCHS Annual Event

  In 1891, Minnesota established its first state park. With the formation of Itasca State Park that year, Minnesota created the second oldest state park system in the nation. Today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources operates 67 state parks. Within those parks are 730 archaeological sites, which means our…

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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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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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