Preservation Talk by Denis P. Gardner

Morrison County Historical Society Hosting Preservation Talk by National Register Historian Denis P. Gardner knows historic structures. As the National Register Historian of the Minnesota…

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Blue tape grid to help us find sleepers. We drilled 5 holes before striking the first sleeper. The additional 3 holes confirmed the east-west orientation of the sleepers. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, 2019.

How to Find Sleepers

We at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum have been on a weeks’ long hunt for sleepers in our Archives. Lest you think we have…

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“Manuscripts & Wine” – MCHS Annual Program

Climate disasters, fires, war, political conflicts, and neglect put manuscripts in danger of destruction. Manuscripts are books or documents that are written by hand, so…

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The sawmill at Gravelville appears to have a severe case of rotted wood in this photo, MCHS collections #0000.000.329.

Rotted Wood Class to Be Held at Weyerhaeuser Museum

As houses and other buildings age, rotted wood becomes a problem. What are the best ways to deal with rotted wood, particularly on historic buildings?…

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