New high-efficiency gas furnaces in the furnace room of The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN, December 1, 2021.

December 2021 Hours at Weyerhaeuser Museum

Work on the new HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum is wrapping up, just a few odds and…

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Closeup of frosty white pine branch, January 2020.

2022 New Year’s Winter Hike and Scavenger Hunt

New Year’s Winter Hike & Scavenger Hunt January 1 – 8, 2022, daylight hours Trails between Charles A. Lindbergh House & Museum, Charles A. Weyerhaeuser…

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South side of the air handling unit with the control panel, humidifier, and side removed, exposing the large, dark cavities inside the air handler. Weyerhaeuser Museum, photo taken October 4, 2021.

HVAC Replacement Progress

The folks from McDowall Company, our contractors for replacing the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, are making quick work of…

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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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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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Boilers, part of the Weyerhaeuser Museum's HVAC system, October 2020.

Morrison County Historical Society Raising Funds for New HVAC System

Morrison County Historical Society Raising Funds for New HVAC System Though it quietly hums in the background, barely noticed by visitors, the HVAC (heating, ventilation,…

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This shows the washout under the Big Pine from across the river. Photo by Ren Holland, July 3, 2020.

Riverbank Washouts from Large Storm Threaten Weyerhaeuser Museum

From approximately 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020, some portions of Morrison County received over 8 inches of rain in a…

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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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Blue tape grid to help us find sleepers. We drilled 5 holes before striking the first sleeper. The additional 3 holes confirmed the east-west orientation of the sleepers. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, 2019.

How to Find Sleepers

We at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum have been on a weeks’ long hunt for sleepers in our Archives. Lest you think we have…

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Black-eyed Susans in the prairie area at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, 2018.

2 Events: Plant Sale & Painting at the Museum

Plant Sale We’ve got 2 events coming up on May 18, 2019, at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. First up is our 2nd annual…

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