Collections Carousel – Flensburg Cooperative Creamery Association Thermometer

Used for testing grain bin or ground soil temperatures, this sturdy-looking thermometer was a premium, or giveaway, from the Flensburg Cooperative Creamery Association of Flensburg, Minnesota. Constructed of reinforced aluminum, the thermometer was recently donated to the Morrison County Historical Society by Doug Ploof, a popular Little Falls Community High…

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Weyerhaeuser Museum Closing Early Feb 7, 2018

Tomorrow (February 7, 2018), the Weyerhaeuser Museum will be closing at 1 p.m. so that staff can attend the Economic Impact event at Little Falls City Hall. We’ll reopen for regular hours on Friday morning (10-5). We apologize for the inconvenience, but feel free to join us at City Hall…

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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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