315 year-old book: “Course of Surgical Operations”

While cleaning out and reorganizing the R.D. Musser Library, we came across a very old book neatly tucked away in an archival box. The book…

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Collections Carousel: The First National Bank of Little Falls Mechanical Satellite Bank

For this week’s Collection Carousel, we chose to highlight a Satellite Bank given out by The First National Bank of Little Falls in the 1960’s.…

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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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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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Collections Carousel – Ribbon from MS Vulcania

As travel restrictions start to ease a bit across the nation and parts of the world, it’s been hard not to search through the museum’s…

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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 – 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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