Collections Carousel – Flensburg Cooperative Creamery Association Thermometer

Used for testing grain bin or ground soil temperatures, this sturdy-looking thermometer was a premium, or giveaway, from the Flensburg Cooperative Creamery Association of Flensburg,…

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Collections Carousel – Delecto Banners of Doug Birk’s Parents, Del & Esther Birk

Among the many items donated to the Morrison County Historical Society by noted Minnesota archaeologist and museum friend, Doug Birk, were these De-lec-to banners from…

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Collections Carousel – Photos of O. A. Churchill Store/Muske Implement Building, circa 1985

Until its demolition in 1988, the O. A. Churchill Store, also known as the Muske Implement Building, was the oldest standing commercial structure in central…

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Collections Carousel – First National Bank of Little Falls Coin Bank

Established in 1889, the First National Bank of Little Falls, Minnesota, was the first national bank to be organized in Morrison County. The bank’s founding…

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Collections Carousel – Duck-Billed Push Pole, Circa 1955

An essential tool for wild rice harvesting, the duck-billed push pole was used to move a canoe through the thick stands of rice that grow…

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Collections Carousel – Rain Gauge from La Fond Building Supplies, Inc., Circa 1970

Minnesotan’s love to talk about weather – “Did you notice how warm it was the other day?” “Man is it windy.” “I wonder when we’ll…

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Collections Carousel – Swanville’s McRae Brothers and George W. Friedrich Park

While doing research for the Stearns History Museum on George W. Friedrich Park, a natural conservation area in southeast St. Cloud, Minnesota, that is eligible…

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Collections Carousel – Government Witness Trees of 1852 N.S. Survey

              These wood survey posts were donated to the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) in 1940 by assistant county…

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