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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Tattoo as a Call to Ancestors – An Informal Discussion

The art and history of tattoo is the Morrison County Historical Society’s theme for 2019. In creating their exhibit, The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo…

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Exhibit Opening: The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo Art in Central Minnesota

Permanently having a design inked onto the body via the art of tattoo takes commitment. There’s a commitment to choosing the right piece of art,…

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Abstract image, rolled photos from around Morrison County, Minnesota. Image by the Morrison County Historical Society from an exhibit.

Creative Minnesota Study Released for Morrison County

In the summer of 2017, the history, arts and cultural organizations of Morrison County joined forces to have an economic impact study done by Creative…

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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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"Deep Gap Between Voters, Candidates on Vietnam" - Headline from Little Falls Daily Transcript, September 4 1968

MCHS Needs Vietnam War Artifacts for Exhibit

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS), in partnership with the Lindbergh House & Museum and Minnesota Military Museum, is taking part in a project to…

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