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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Morrison County Civil War Vet Grave Dedication Ceremony

The Friends of the Fergus Falls State Hospital Cemetery will be hosting a grave stone dedication for one of Morrison County’s own, Civil War veteran Henry St. Cyr. He was from the Pierz area. Mr. St. Cyr was committed to the State Hospital in St. Peter in 1881. At some…

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#Weymu40 – Museum Inspired by Old Fort Ripley

During the planning phase (late 1960s-early 1970s) of building a new museum, the Morrison County Historical Society appointed a Design Committee. It was comprised of Stella LeBlanc (chair), Arvid Christopherson, Felix Ginter, Reinhart Holland, Gladys Coenen, Jan Warner, and Art Warner (MCHS President – ex-officio). The Design Committee put together…

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