Monthly Archives: September 2012

K is for Knitting Machine

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Gearhart’s 1908 Family Knitting Machine. The machine clamps on to table top. There is a metal crank … Continue reading

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Spooky Tour

With the successful annual meeting and Stavig letters performance now history, we look ahead to our next event – The Spooky Tour of Pope County. The tour will take place Saturday, October 20 at 5:00. Paranormal enthusiast An Pope County … Continue reading

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“The Stavig Letters” At Pope County Museum September 15

The Glenwood Public Library, Viking Library System and the Pope County Historical Society are pleased to present “The Stavig Letters: The Story of a Norwegian Immigrant,” at 2pm on Saturday, September 15.  In 1876 Lars Stavig, his wife Maren, and … Continue reading

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J is for J.F. Skinner’s Doctor Bag

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a Doctor’s bag of medicine used by Dr. John F. Skinner of … Continue reading

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