2021 Exploring History & Culture in Central MN Event Series A Great Success!

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2021 Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota February event series a great success. This year’s series…

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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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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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Key Chain and Coin/Token Holder (front) from Lyle Nelson’s Sinclair Service Station in Randall, Minnesota, circa 1975. Morrison County Historical Society collections, 2018.50.2.

Collections Carousel – Key Chain & Coin Holder from Sinclair Service Station in Randall, Minnesota

Ever wonder if key chains will become a thing of the past? Will we eventually move completely away from three-dimensional entry and locking mechanisms to…

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Framed Novelty (front) from Frank Kammermeyer, Bulk Agent, of Pierz, Minnesota, 1959. Morrison County Historical Society collections, #2013.6.2.

Collections Carousel – Framed Novelty from Frank Kammermeyer, Bulk Agent in Pierz, Minnesota

This 3-in-one freebie – calendar, thermometer, pictures…everything needed to grace an office or home space – is meant to convey a message of providing for…

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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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