Monthly Archives: November 2016

Christmas Open House

The baskets are scattered around the museum, ready for eager bidders. Stop in and see us this week. The bidding ends during our open house on Saturday at 3 p.m. This week is your final opportunity to visit the exhibit … Continue reading

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November Newsletter

It’s here!  The Christmas Open House fundraiser at the Pope County Museum starts TODAY!  Join us all week, 10-5, and on Saturday, 10-5 with refreshments.  Fundraiser bidding starts today and ends at 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Our … Continue reading

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Museum Closed Today (Friday, Nov. 18)

Due to an emergency board game and sledding day….I mean due to the blizzard and resulting school closure, the Pope County Museum will be closed today. We plan to be open regular hours (10-5) tomorrow.

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Elections!

As we breathe a collective sigh of relief that the 2016 election season is coming to a close, we share with you a few election artifacts from our collection. Hubert H. Humphrey ran in the DFL primary in 1960.  John … Continue reading

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The size of our scythes makes me sigh

We have been awarded a Legacy grant to purchase and install a new artifact storage system. I am beyond excited to have safe, orderly, archival storage to house the many treasures that have been entrusted to the Pope County Historical … Continue reading

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