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.

How to Find Sleepers

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…

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

Central Minnesota Museums Partner to Share Vietnam-Era History

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…

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Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

Another online resource has come to our attention, this one via the Minnesota Historical Society’s Local History News e-newsletter. The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries…

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Spooky Coincidences All Too Common

I’m currently researching the construction of the Highway 10 / 371 bypass around Little Falls, Minnesota. The process seems to have been long and involved,…

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