How to Find Sleepers

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.

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 somnambulant creatures hiding amongst the boxes, documents, ledgers, and photos, fear not! The sleepers in this case are 2 x 4-inch boards between the hardwood…

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Legacy Funding Input Meetings

In November 2008 the citizens of Minnesota voted to pass the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment as part of the Minnesota Constitution. The Legacy Amendment, as it’s called, provides for a .375 percent increase in the Minnesota sales tax in order to fund projects related to the environment and…

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