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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The pine trees in the west section of Ogema Point Cemetery, Scandia Valley Township, Morrison County, Minnesota, the final resting place of Rachael Carew. Photo by the Morrison County Historical Society, July 24, 2020.

The Search for Rachael Carew

Over the past three issues of the Morrison County Historical Society’s newsletter, we’ve told the story of Rachael Carew. Rachael moved with her family to…

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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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May All Your Trub-les Be Little Ones

JUST MARRIED – MAY ALL YOUR TRUB-LES BE LITTLE ONES Despite being almost eight decades old, the wishes on this handmade sign celebrating the wedding…

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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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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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Mary E. Butler's photo album, MCHS collections, #1996.34.2.

What Can a Photo Album Tell Us?

If you’re anything like me, then I’m sure your home is full of photo albums. If not whole albums, then you undoubtedly have some pictures…

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

2020 Ojibwe Culture Series at the Weyerhaeuser Museum

NOTE – April 16, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes may be made to the Ojibwe Culture Series. Vern Northrup’s book talk on May…

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The Somali Museum of Minnesota – Exploring History and Culture in Central MN

Somali Culture Series to Be Held at Four Area History Museums Sharing culture, art and history is a great way to build understanding and empathy…

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