Freaks, Geeks, and Creeps: The Exploitation of Disability in the Advent of Photography

“Freakshows”—that being, the displaying of primarily people with disabilities for entertainment—emerged in the early 19th century as an aspect of the traveling circus and dime…

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New Online Exhibit: An Exploration of Joy in Early Photography

Our new online exhibit, We Are Happy: An Exploration of Joy in Early Photography, is now online! We went through our archives to find examples…

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Mid-Century Modern: Concrete and More

Mid-Century Modern: Concrete and More Own a mid-century modern home? Dealing with the joys and pitfalls of a flat roof? Struggling with your casement windows?…

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4th Annual February Event Series the Best Yet!

This year’s Exploring History & Culture in Central Minnesota February event series explored cultures in Minnesota through their handwritten heritage. The events were held online…

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Closeup of frosty white pine branch, January 2020.

Climate Change and Cultural Resources

Climate change has been recognized as impacting everything from economics and the environment to human, ecological, and agricultural health and climate migration. It poses a…

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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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The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN.

Morrison County Historical Society Seeks New Executive Director

Job Description: Executive Director, Morrison County Historical Society Download a printable PDF of the job description. The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) is seeking a…

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2022 Exploring History & Culture in Central Minnesota - Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

Learn About Minnesota Cultures Through Their Ancient Manuscript Traditions With Online Lecture Series Hosted By Four Area History Museums

Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota – Hill Museum & Manuscript Library February Event Series: February 5, 12, 19, 26 online via Zoom Register…

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