Historic Finishes Class on Varnishes, Stains, Dyes and Wax

Historic Finishes Class on Varnishes, Stains, Dyes and Wax to be held in St. Cloud Taught by Mark Johnston of Historic Design Consulting, this brand…

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MCHS Board of Directors Appoints Interim Executive Director

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) board of directors appointed former board member and board president, Camille Warzecha, as Interim Executive Director at its February…

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Cover: "Vernon Pick: Two Rivers Mill to Delta Uranium Mine" by Mary Warner, Morrison County Historical Society, 2021.

Vernon Pick: From Two Rivers Mill to Delta Uranium Mine

Morrison County has some of the most fascinating history and characters. One of those characters was Vernon Pick, who ran the old Two Rivers Mill…

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Deconstruction and Salvage at Great River Children’s Museum in St. Cloud

On a bright sunny afternoon in early January 2022, a small group of volunteers got together at the Great River Children’s Museum (GRCM) in downtown…

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Framed documents showing First National Bank of Little Falls Statement of Condition as of June 30, 1941, and list of bank management and directors, donated by U.S. Bank.

U.S. Bank Donates Artifacts to Morrison County Historical Society

This morning we had a couple of visitors from U.S. Bancorp at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, Mike Markman, Mid – NE Minnesota Region President, and Rich…

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Collections Carousel – Margaret (Steffes) Fortier’s Tennis Racket

It’s time for tennis! Grab your racket and head outdoors. With the weather warming and outdoor courts open in public parks and recreation areas, what…

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Collections Carousel – Yellow Brick from Duclos Brick Factory

If you had the good fortune to attend our Brick by Brick: Building Community Development Through History event series, you may have noticed the abundant…

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Collections Carousel – Colored Casual Hanky from Lik-Nu Cleaners of Little Falls, Circa 1960

This popular 1950s-era giveaway might not attract quite as much attention today as it did when it was new but it’s still cool. Dress codes…

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Brick by Brick: Building Community Development Through History, hosted by the Morrison County Historical Society, 2021.

Brick by Brick: Building Community Development Through History Series

(LITTLE FALLS, MN – March 4, 2021) How do contractors know what a historic building used to look like when they are restoring the façade?…

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Collections Carousel – Colleen: An Irish Love Song

February’s extended cold streak in Minnesota had us desperately searching the museum collections for signs of spring. With high temperatures hovering in the low teens…

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