Please join us for our Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 10 at 1:00. This year’s meeting will be held at Peters’ Sunset Beach Resort.
Jim Peters will present a short program on the development of the “Summer Hotel” through the years. The Historical Society business meeting will follow. The agenda includes financial reports, election of directors, and discussion of ownership of museum building and land, and a proposed bylaw revision. Full details of the proposed by-law revision are available in the newsletter. Click the link to read more:
“Through the Tourists’ Eyes: Glenwood Minnesota” a photographic history of Glenwood is now on hand! Written and compiled by Todd Gylsen, the book shows the history of Glenwood over the past 150 years through the eyes of the tourist. The book retails for $40 +tax, and is available at the Pope County Museum.
Nearly 150 years ago, Alfred Lathrop and Kirk Kinney laid out the town site of Glenwood, Minnesota. In the intervening years, Glenwood has grown into a vibrant community. This hard cover, coffee table book by Todd Gylsen will approach Glenwood history from a unique angle. It seeks to illustrate the history of Glenwood as seen by tourists.
Looking at Glenwood through the tourist’s eye allows Gylsen to examine the changes in transportation, amenities, businesses, and scenic areas of Glenwood over time. These changes had profound impact on local residents as well as tourists. Glenwood continues to change—and to attract visitors