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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Exhibit Opening: The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo Art in Central Minnesota

Permanently having a design inked onto the body via the art of tattoo takes commitment. There’s a commitment to choosing the right piece of art, to undergoing the pain of a tattoo machine, to living decades with a specific image embedded in the skin. It’s not a commitment people take…

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2018 November New Member Month at MCHS

Sorting for History: Leaving a Legacy Through Your Possessions

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) has been serving as a repository for Morrison County’s varied history since 1936. Inside the organization’s home, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls, MN, residents and visitors can find information on families, communities, businesses, and numerous other topics related to Morrison…

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Creative Minnesota Study Released for Morrison County

Abstract image, rolled photos from around Morrison County, Minnesota. Image by the Morrison County Historical Society from an exhibit.

In the summer of 2017, the history, arts and cultural organizations of Morrison County joined forces to have an economic impact study done by Creative Minnesota so that we could determine, using hard data, what effect we were having on Morrison County’s economy. On February 7, 2018, at a crowded…

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