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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Tracing Your Polish Heritage

One group of people who immigrated to Morrison County en masse was the Polish. If you’re interested in your Polish heritage, you’ll want to attend “Tracing Your Polish Heritage,” an all-day seminar scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2007. The event is sponsored by the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the…

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Reminder: The Gathering

This coming Sunday is “The Gathering” at Belle Prairie.  Everyone is welcome to attend this event, which is a celebration of family and community history.  And, hey, it’s free!  (Okay, except for the specialty foods that will be offered.  You have to bring money for those – but there’ll be…

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The Unexpected Find

The Morrison County Historical Society has been in existence since 1936.  We’ve been collecting for seventy-one years.  I’ve only been with the Society for eleven years and while you might think that would be enough time to get to know everything in our collections, it isn’t. I was researching the…

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