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 Art in Central Minnesota, the organization has sought out some of the personal reasons people get tattoos. The exhibit reveals some of these reasons, including…

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Voter Registration Event Poster

2018 Voter Registration Event poster, Morrison County Historical Society.

In advance of our Voter Registration Event on September 25, 2018, we have created a poster to help draw attention to the event. It’s appropriately red, white and blue and features stars, in keeping with the color scheme and symbolism of the U.S. flag. Let’s all take part in our…

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Weyerhaeuser Museum Closing Early Feb 7, 2018

Tomorrow (February 7, 2018), the Weyerhaeuser Museum will be closing at 1 p.m. so that staff can attend the Economic Impact event at Little Falls City Hall. We’ll reopen for regular hours on Friday morning (10-5). We apologize for the inconvenience, but feel free to join us at City Hall…

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Logging Tour at the Weyerhaeuser Museum

Logging scene, MCHS collections #0000.000.323.

Starting in the mid-1800s with the sale of trees by Chief Hole in the Day to Franklin Steele, the logging industry became a huge industry in Morrison County. When Pine Tree Lumber Company began its operations in Little Falls in 1890, the population boomed and the town blossomed. Learn more…

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