Monthly Archives: January 2010

Collection Highlight – Alaskan Doll

This 14 inch high doll has a carved wooden face is part of the Cleora Helbing Native American Arts and Crafts Exhibit. According to Miss Helbing’s own notes, “It is dressed in a completely authentic Eskimo costume: white ermine parka … Continue reading

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Collection Highlight – Hardanger Violin

Violin made by Christian K. Thoen in 1892 in Norfolk, MN.  It has mother of pearl inlay and rosemaling done in ink on the trim. Christian was born July 11, 1844 in Halingdahl, Norway. He emigrated to America in 1866 … Continue reading

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Recent Pope County Photos

History is not only what happened 100 years ago. We are still making history today. SO – we are collecting photos of what Pope County looks like now. If you would like to see some of our images, please visit … Continue reading

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