Today is History. Live it, save it, share it.
Since its founding in 1936, the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) has been dedicated to the history of ALL of the county's residents, from those who live the quietest of lives to those whose names become headlines. Further, the organization believes that all who are interested in Morrison County's history be able to access it, regardless of income level, which is why admission to MCHS's home, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, is free. This is made possible through the generous support of members, donors, an allotment from Morrison County, and other patrons.
Each person who has passed through Morrison County has added a piece to its history. Through a willingness to share that history, they have built MCHS's large artifact and archival collection. MCHS cares for this collection to the best of its ability and shares it with the public, via newsletter articles, research services, the website, exhibits, and programs.
While history is often considered to be about people and events long past, MCHS sees history as a continual process, with the documentation of current happenings being as important as those that occurred 100 or more years ago.
The Morrison County Historical Society's ethos can be summed up as: "Today is History. Live it, save it, share it." We encourage you to do the same.
Explore the history pages (menu above) and blog posts (below) on our website to learn more about Morrison County's fascinating history.
Hours & Location
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday & Thursday.
The museum is open year-round, except for major holidays.
The museum is located in Little Falls, Minnesota, at 2151 South Lindbergh Drive, just south of the Lindbergh Historic Site.
Google Maps will show you the way.
The City of Little Falls once had a notable geographic landmark running through the heart of the east side of town. This walking tour, led by the Morrison County Historical Society, will allow attendees to explore the Little Falls ravine that has been mostly erased from the landscape. Look for…
Calvary Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota, is the final resting place of Nathan Richardson, Father of Morrison County. Join the Morrison County Historical Society on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Little Falls for a talk about “Uncle Nate’s” role in Morrison County history. During…
UPDATE (May 13, 2017): Our arrangements to host this event on-site at Little Elk Heritage Preserve (LEHP) have been successful. The Archaeology Talk will occur there unless it is raining May 20, in which case it will be held at the Weyerhaeuser Museum in Little Falls. Call 320-632-4007 for directions…
Tom Steman, archivist for St. Cloud State University and guest speaker at the Weyerhaeuser Museum this past week, has graciously provided the Morrison County Historical Society with a copy of the PowerPoint presentation he created for his talk. He has also given us permission to share it on our website.…