Logging Tour at the Weyerhaeuser Museum

Logging scene, MCHS collections #0000.000.323.

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 about the history of the logging industry in Morrison County on this tour at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. The tour, which will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 11 a.m. until noon, will be led by Mary Warner, executive director of the Morrison County Historical Society.

The cost for the tour is $10 for general admission, $7 for members of the Morrison County Historical Society, and free for children 12 and under. The tour is limited to 15 paid admissions. To sign up for the tour, visit the Weyerhaeuser Museum, 2151 South Lindbergh Drive, Little Falls, MN, during regular hours (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.) or call 320-632-4007. People can also register online at https://squareup.com/store/morrison-county-historical-society.

Reservations are due by February 23.

 

 

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