Monthly Archives: May 2015

Thorson’s House

This week’s photo is “Residence of T. Thorson” from 1876. This was one of the first homesites in Glenwood, and the only building in the Trenham photo collection that is still standing in 2015. built on the corner of Minnesota … Continue reading

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Mr. Rue’s or Mr. Airs’ House

This week’s photo is “Residences at Mr. Rue’s at the Sulfur Springs” from 1876. According to J.G. Whittemore in 1940, “This was Stilman Ayres’ home on the hill north of Glenwood Fish Hatchery. I remember┬áthis place years ago when the … Continue reading

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Mr. Blodgett’s House

This week’s photo is “Residence of Mr. Blodget” from 1876. “Barett E. Blodgett’s home located south of N.P. Hill. Today (1940) the Owen’s home stand there and is occupied by John Cassidy. Pictured are Mr. & Mrs. Blogett and Children, … Continue reading

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Wedding Day

Today was a special day at the Pope County Museum. A lovely couple said their vows here in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the museum grounds. It was exciting to see the church in use. And we are happy that … Continue reading

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School Tour Season

Ahh – May! Tulips and lilacs are blooming, grass is growing – and children are flocking to the museum for school tours. We had our first tour yesterday when the kids from Woodland Elementary in Alexandria came to visit. It … Continue reading

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Mrs. Rising’s House

This week’s photograph shows the “Residence of Mrs. Rising’s” from 1876. According to J.G. Whittemore in 1940: “Mrs. H. E. Rising’s home located on Lot 10 Block 20 of the original plat of Glenwood. Remodeled by James Atckinson it is … Continue reading

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