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Cemetery workshop

Northern Bedrock was able to offer a half day cemetery workshop and demonstration at the Glenwood Cemetery.   We started with the leaning, wobbly and lichen covered stone belonging to Henry Buesing. They demonstrated lifting it apart section by section, … Continue reading

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Northern Bedrock

We are happy to welcome back Northern Bedrock Preservation Corps to Pope County. These young adults are learning how to preserve historic buildings and cemeteries. While they are here, they will be working on the Holland Cabin and finishing some … Continue reading

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Veteran Wall Update

Brent has been working hard on our Veteran’s Wall. He has added hundreds of new images brought in by families or discovered in files. He has also re-printed faded images or found better pictures of some of the veterans. The … Continue reading

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Signalness Fern

Anyone who has visited the Pope County Museum and spent anytime in the “Pioneer Room” at a meeting or looking through files has undoubtedly noticed the large ferns. We have 2 pots containing HUGE Boston Ferns. They both pieces of … Continue reading

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Feedback Needed

We are undergoing an interpretive plan. What does that mean? It means we are looking at who comes to the museum and who doesn’t – and why. It means we are looking ahead to future exhibits and programming. We would … Continue reading

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Immigrant Trunks

I have new favorite artifacts! (OK – I have many favorite artifacts, but this is a great story, so please indulge me as I share this with you.) Like most local historical societies, we have MANY immigrant trunks in our … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Items Available

Here is the current list of baskets / items for bidding. More items are being added each day. There are photos of many of the items following the list. Stop in and see us and place your bids. Donor Title … Continue reading

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