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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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 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 – Episcopal Church Guild Crazy Quilt

  Episcopal Church Guild Crazy Quilt, 1880 (2001.59.1) Created 140 years ago by the Episcopal Church Guild, this Victorian-era silk crazy quilt is a good…

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C-19 symbols for remembering those who have died of or survived COVID-19, May 27, 2020.

C-19 Symbols: Making the Victims of COVID-19 Visible

This week, on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, we reached over 100,000 deaths in the United States due to COVID-19. It is a somber milestone in…

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Beaded broad leaf arrowhead from an Ojibwe bandolier bag in the Weyerhaeuser Museum's collection.

Exploring Ojibwe Genealogy, Online Event – June 6, 2020

Exploring Ojibwe Genealogy, Online Event Offered by Morrison County Historical Society Are you interested in tracing your Ojibwe ancestry? Join Ojibwe authors David MacArthur and…

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