Gas boilers in front of air handler in the furnace room at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN. This system was originally installed when the museum was built in 1974/75, with the gas boilers being an upgrade in the 1990s. Photo taken October 2, 2021.

Weyerhaeuser Museum Closed October 2021 for HVAC Replacement

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, home of the Morrison County Historical Society in Little Falls, MN, will be closed for the month of October…

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House in Cold Spring, Minnesota. Image courtesy Eric Cheever.

Winterization Workshop for Homeowners Coming to St. Cloud

Winterization Workshop for Homeowners Coming to St. Cloud Back by popular demand, Keeping the Weather Out: Homeowner How-tos is the perfect class for home and…

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Pair of metal ice skates from the Bertil & Frances Lindquist family, MCHS collections #2003.26.8.

Collections Carousel: Lindquist Family Ice Skates

It’s that time of year. Skating rinks are open, the weather is brisk, northern landscapes are shrouded in white. Time to bundle up, grab your…

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Ski Patrol, Winter Wonderland, Little Falls, MN, 1950. MCHS collections #1992.40.4. - Twelve women dressed in matching winter outfits, white coats with black front zippers and collars and black pants.

The Winter Wonderland of Little Falls, the Little Switzerland of America

Known in its time as “The Little Switzerland of America,” the Winter Wonderland Festival of Little Falls was created in 1945 in order to help…

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Front page of Morrison County Historical Society newsletter, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2020: Jim Crow in Morrison County: Rose Winch's Experience.

Jim Crow in Morrison County: Rose Winch’s Experience

In 1921, teachers were needed for schools within Morrison County, so superintendents began taking applications from beyond the county boundaries. Rose Winch, a Browerville resident,…

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Collections-in-waiting at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, including documents, books, clothing, and 3-dimensional artifacts. August 5, 2021.

Help Wanted: Collections Assistant / Registrar

The Morrison County Historical Society is seeking a part-time, temporary Collections Assistant / Registrar. The position description is below. Applications are due on August 23,…

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