Morrison County Historical Society Giving Away Free Book to New Members in November

  The Morrison County Historical Society was founded in 1936, at the height of the Great Depression. The organization was the outgrowth of a Works Progress Administration project to collect oral histories from long-time families in Morrison County. Over 1,000 oral histories were collected and this project set the course…

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Contest: Illustrate Morrison County History in Peeps

Sample Peep diorama: Father Pierz Trying to Capture an Elk

With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of Peeps, those brightly colored marshmallow candies that take their place next to the rest of the Easter candy in store aisles. Peeps originally came in the shape of baby chicks and were produced by the Rodda Candy Company. In 1953, the…

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Morrison County Murder Index Now Online

One of the most popular boxes of research we have in the Morrison County Historical Society collections contains folders for victims of murder who have a direct relationship to Morrison County. The folders have been compiled by staff over the years, although it is not a box we like to…

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