Minnesota Orphan Train Event

This press release was received from the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, Minnesota: 47th Annual Minnesota Orphan Train Riders and Friends Annual Meeting Have you ever wondered about the history of the Orphan Trains?  From 1854-1929, an estimated 250,000+ children born in New York road the Orphan Trains to find…

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Check Out This Dig

Here is a regional event that definitely has ties to Morrison County: Kathio State Park to Host Archaeology Day The Minnesota Archaeological Society will be at Mille Lacs Kathio State Park on Saturday September 29 to host a day of demonstrations, displays and activities highlighting the archaeology and heritage of…

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Caveat on Events Posting

I received a request to post information on a state-wide event today.  Before I post it, I’d like to explain a little bit about what we will post here and why.  As the Morrison County Historical Society, we have a very specific purpose – to collect, preserve and disseminate the…

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