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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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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