In reading through past minutes of the Morrison County Historical Society, particularly at the time The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum was being built, I…View More #Weymu40 – The Pine Tree History Center
The following three sentences in the minutes of the Morrison County Historical Society’s September 4, 1975, meeting stopped me dead in my tracks: “A discussion…View More #Weymu – Smoke-Free from the Beginning at the Weyerhaeuser Museum
On the south side of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, visible as you walk through the front doors and into the courtyard, is a…View More #Weymu40 – The Weyerhaeuser Museum’s Gazebo
The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum is located next to a national landmark: The Mighty Mississippi River. That’s no accident. The river has been critical…View More #Weymu40 – The Mighty Mississippi
On September 22, 1977, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum received a set of guidelines from Prairie Restorations, Inc. for prairie landscaping at the museum.…View More #Weymu40 – The Museum Had Prairies Before Prairies Were a Thing
One of the most brilliant features of the museum is something that most people don’t even notice. All around the museum at the very tops…View More #Weymu40 – We Are Wall Preservationists
When the Morrison County Historical Society was involved with designing a new museum in the early 1970s, the first architect hired was Stanley Fishman of…View More #Weymu40 – A Pyramid in Central Minnesota?
The bathrooms at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum are conveniently located near the front entry. Even though they are “front and center” at the…View More #Weymu40 – Can’t Find the Museum Bathrooms?
Did you know that the rooms in The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum all have names? Yes, most of the names are generic, like Archive,…View More #Weymu40 – Where the Rooms All Have Names
As part of the design of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, which was done in a Greek Revival Style, the building has working shutters,…View More #Weymu40 – Working Shutters Inside & Out