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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Northern Pacific Railroad Depot designed by Cass Gilbert, Little Falls, MN. MCHS Collections #1981.10.1

Inventory of Northern Pacific Depot Records Now Online

Through the Morrison County Historical Society’s Legacy Grant project to install mobile shelving in the Archives at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, we had archival consultant Mike…

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