MCHS Presents Ghost Towns Revisited Program

  The Morrison County Historical Society is presenting “Ghost Towns Revisited,” a program discussing towns that have disappeared from Morrison County’s landscape. The guest speaker for the event is Rhonda Fochs, author of three editions of “Minnesota’s Lost Towns.” Fochs presented a talk on the county’s ghost towns last year…

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April's Map of the Month

I’ll resist the urge to play an April Fool’s Day joke on you – tempting though it may be.  Now that it’s April, it’s time for a new Map of the Month.  Currently on display for your viewing pleasure is a 1911 map of the State of Minnesota.  It was…

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23 Things on a Stick – Thing 5

Thing 5 of 23 Things on a Stick had us exploring Flickr in more depth, mostly by playing with 3rd party applications (or apps, as they are called). I worked on Thing 5 at home, where I have high-speed internet. When you’re dealing with data-heavy things like photos, video, or…

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23 Things on a Stick – Thing 4

Thing 4 of 23 Things on a Stick had us exploring the online photo service Flickr.  Of course, I had to take the difficult path. I had no problem coasting around Flickr looking at photos and I found a feature that’s really intriguing – the geotagger.  You can place a…

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