Author Archives: Ann

Bell for sale

We have in our possession a lovely school/church bell in need of a new home. Museum staff and the all-volunteer Collection Committee have been carefully refining the collection, removing poor quality, duplicate artifacts or items with no known Pope County … Continue reading

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Open House Preparations Underway

We are getting ready for our annual Holiday Open House and Silent Auction here at the museum. Baskets are flooding in every day! We are still accepting donations, if you have something you would like to offer. Bidding starts at … Continue reading

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Archaeology Presentation

We had a great turnout for the presentation by¬†Archaeo-Physics LLC on Saturday. Approximately 90 people packed into the gallery to hear Kent Bakken give a history of archaeology in Pope County. Brent is editing a video of the presentation that … Continue reading

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Archaeology presentation Oct 21 1:00 pm

Archaeology of Pope County Presentation and Artifact Identification Workshop Oct 21 On Saturday, October 21 at 1 pm at the Pope County Museum, archaeologists working on the Pope County Archaeological Survey will talk about their current survey project, present preliminary … Continue reading

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Church Service August 27

The public is invited to attend the annual church service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the grounds of the Pope County Museum Sunday, August 27 at 10:00 am. The congregation of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Alexandria will be using … Continue reading

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Thank you, Gavin

Gavin Jensen just completed his summer internship with us. He will be returning to Hamline University this fall for his Junior year where he is studying Law and History. We are honored that he chose to spend the summer interning … Continue reading

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Vintage loom

Since our floor loom is getting warped (re-strung) this week, I thought I would do a bit of research on it. Donated by Jerrold Ness and Mrs. Francis Fielder, the loom was used by Mrs. P.M. Danielson of Cyrus, MN. … Continue reading

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