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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Front page of Morrison County Historical Society newsletter, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2020: Jim Crow in Morrison County: Rose Winch's Experience.

Jim Crow in Morrison County: Rose Winch’s Experience

In 1921, teachers were needed for schools within Morrison County, so superintendents began taking applications from beyond the county boundaries. Rose Winch, a Browerville resident,…

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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 – 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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Clip Art: Cartoon image of a light blue face mask.

Masks Required Again at Weyerhaeuser Museum

After having several months of no masks required for those who are vaccinated against COVID-19, the Morrison County Historical Society is once again requiring masks…

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"Darling," a play by Taryn Verley, performed by Little Falls Summer Musical, August 2021.

Little Falls Summer Musical Presents Darling, a New Play by Taryn Verley

True-Crime Play with Music Retells Story of Annie Kintop’s 1905 Murder Little Falls, Minn., July 7, 2020: Local theatre company Little Falls Summer Musical August…

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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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Little Falls Summer Musical poster for production of "Darling," Summer 2021.

Casting Call for Little Falls Summer Musical Production of “Darling”

Little Falls Summer Musical is seeking several actors to audition for roles in our new true-crime play, Darling, about the 1905 murder of Morrison County resident Annie…

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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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