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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Rotted Wood Class to Be Held at Weyerhaeuser Museum

The sawmill at Gravelville appears to have a severe case of rotted wood in this photo, MCHS collections #0000.000.329.

As houses and other buildings age, rotted wood becomes a problem. What are the best ways to deal with rotted wood, particularly on historic buildings? This class, “Rotted Wood Repair,” will help attendees learn how to deal with rotted wood. Hosted by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, the class will…

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Class: How to Analyze the News

“Fake news” continues to be a topic of great concern in American society. How can anyone tell whether a news item is valid or phony, particularly in light of the constant onslaught of breaking news? The Morrison County Historical Society is offering a class to help. The class, called “How…

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