Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Princess Minnewaska Story

In 2011, a statue of “Princess Minnewaska” was unveiled in the park as part of our annual Waterama celebration. It is a gift to the community from Glenwood State Bank and Glenwood and Beyond, honoring our local legend of a brave … Continue reading

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Native Americans in Pope County

Prehistoric Periods From approximately 9000 – 5000 B.C., Paleo Indians lived in the area now known as Minnesota on the shores of the giant glacial Lake Agassi. Very little is known about these people, but burial sites have been found … Continue reading

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Fire Chiefs Featured

The fire chiefs of the Glenwood Fire Department are featured in a new exhibit installed today at Eagle Bank. The exhibit culminates several months of research by Museum supporter, Steve Nestor. He was inspired last fall when he learned that … Continue reading

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Q is for Qua-ah

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week for 26 weeks, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. Qua-ah? Who or what is that? While not … Continue reading

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R is for Ronald Senungetuk

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week for 26 weeks, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. Ronald Senungetuk (born 1933) is an Inupiat artist … Continue reading

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Wet Morning

It rained this morning. This may be the biggest understatement of the week. It POURED, it GUSHED, it overwhelmed all the storm drains. I have no idea what the official rainfall totals are yet – but we got several inches … Continue reading

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P is for Pottery

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week for 26 weeks, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. This week we will look at the Hopi … Continue reading

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