NOW HIRING: Collections Assistant/Registrar

COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT/REGISTRAR Part-time, Temporary – 480 hours total from October 2022 to June 2023. (Hours per week flexible based on availability.) Compensation: $17.50 per hour…

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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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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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Gas boilers in front of air handler in the furnace room at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN. This system was originally installed when the museum was built in 1974/75, with the gas boilers being an upgrade in the 1990s. Photo taken October 2, 2021.

Weyerhaeuser Museum Closed October 2021 for HVAC Replacement

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, home of the Morrison County Historical Society in Little Falls, MN, will be closed for the month of October…

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Ski Patrol, Winter Wonderland, Little Falls, MN, 1950. MCHS collections #1992.40.4. - Twelve women dressed in matching winter outfits, white coats with black front zippers and collars and black pants.

The Winter Wonderland of Little Falls, the Little Switzerland of America

Known in its time as “The Little Switzerland of America,” the Winter Wonderland Festival of Little Falls was created in 1945 in order to help…

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Collections-in-waiting at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, including documents, books, clothing, and 3-dimensional artifacts. August 5, 2021.

Help Wanted: Collections Assistant / Registrar

The Morrison County Historical Society is seeking a part-time, temporary Collections Assistant / Registrar. The position description is below. Applications are due on August 23,…

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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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St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks, Vol. 40, Part I, November 1912 to April 1913. Later issues of the magazine featured cover portraits of Santa Claus in the Christmas issues.

Collection Connection – St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks

St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks What did you wish for this Christmas? If you were a girl or boy living in the…

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