Voter Registration Event at Weyerhaeuser Museum

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, the Morrison County Historical Society is hosting a voter registration event at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. A healthy democracy depends upon engaged voters. In order to be an engaged voter,…

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Vietnam War Refugee Discussion Hosted by MCHS

Articles regarding refugee resettlement in Little Falls, MN, after the Vietnam War, from the Little Falls Daily Transcript, 1975.

Following the Vietnam War, approximately 750,000 refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos resettled in the United States, including in Central Minnesota. Lutheran Social Service and Catholic Charities were two organizations in the state that organized resettlement efforts, with The Resettlement Office of Catholic Charities in charge of such efforts in…

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Central Minnesota Museums Partner to Share Vietnam-Era History

A selection of loaned artifacts for the Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam exhibit, Morrison County Historical Society, 2018.

Did you know that the Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam project includes more than our exhibit? In fact, there is an entire slate of events. Thanks to Lauren Peck at the Minnesota Historical Society for providing this press release that explains all of the events associated with the project. — Central…

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Exhibit Opening: Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Due to the weather, the exhibit opening has been postponed until Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. In contrast to World War II, which encouraged civilians in the United States to contribute to the war effort in multiple ways, the Vietnam War…

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