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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Hairwork bracelet from the Morrison County Historical Society’s collection. Unknown donor but possibly Mary Harker, the daughter of Nathan Richardson. #0.0.161.

Strands of Remembrance: Hairwork and Victorian Sentimentalism

Hair is something that is incredibly personal and unique. We can change our hair—cut it, style it, dye it—but the fact remains that our hair…

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Morrison County section of "Babcock Plan for a Trunk Highway System in Minnesota," map published by the Minnesota Highway Improvement Association, St. Paul, MN, c. 1920. Mueller/Elvig collection at the Morrison County Historical Society.

Maps We Didn’t Know We Had

Road maps are mesmerizing. I can look and look and look at them, no matter how familiar I am with the towns and roads. A…

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Mary E. Butler's photo album, MCHS collections, #1996.34.2.

What Can a Photo Album Tell Us?

If you’re anything like me, then I’m sure your home is full of photo albums. If not whole albums, then you undoubtedly have some pictures…

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Candlelight Hike luminary at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, 2019.

Candlelight Hike – January 4, 2020

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Charles A. Lindbergh State Park, and Charles A. Lindbergh House & Museum are hosting their annual Candlelight Hike to…

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Thank You for Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota with The Somali Museum of Minnesota

Thank you to everyone who made our inaugural February event series, Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota, a success. We had a great time…

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The Somali Museum of Minnesota – Exploring History and Culture in Central MN

Somali Culture Series to Be Held at Four Area History Museums Sharing culture, art and history is a great way to build understanding and empathy…

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Armistice Day, November 11, 1918, announcement of the end of World War I from The Duluth News Tribune, page 1.

World War I Victory Newspaper

Morrison County Historical Society member Mary Palmquist recently brought in this Armistice Day issue of The Duluth News Tribune to share with us. We snapped…

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