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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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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#Weymu40 – A Pyramid in Central Minnesota?

When the Morrison County Historical Society was involved with designing a new museum in the early 1970s, the first architect hired was Stanley Fishman of St. Paul. Fishman was provided with the the document written by the Design Committee describing what MCHS wanted from the museum building. It had to…

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MCHS Receives Legacy Grant for Digital Access Project

The Morrison County Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has received a Legacy grant through the Minnesota Historical & Cultural Grant program administered by the Minnesota Historical Society. The $11,090 grant will be used to provide the public with digital access to a wide variety of Morrison County…

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