Class: How to Analyze the News

“Fake news” continues to be a topic of great concern in American society. How can anyone tell whether a news item is valid or phony, particularly in light of the constant onslaught of breaking news? The Morrison County Historical Society is offering a class to help. The class, called “How…

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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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MCHS Needs Vietnam War Artifacts for Exhibit

"Deep Gap Between Voters, Candidates on Vietnam" - Headline from Little Falls Daily Transcript, September 4 1968

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS), in partnership with the Lindbergh House & Museum and Minnesota Military Museum, is taking part in a project to gather stories and present the history of the Vietnam War. Called Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, the project, which is being funded by a Legacy Grant…

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How to Sort Your Possessions to Leave a Legacy

As part of a consumer and environmentalist culture, Americans are encouraged to both acquire lots of things and keep them so as not to be wasteful. When it comes to the point of downsizing, it can be difficult to know what is important to save, particularly from the perspective of…

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