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Closed January 30

Due to the extreme cold, the Pope County Museum will be closed Wednesday, January 30th. We encourage you all to stay home and stay warm.

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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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The Silent Auction Has Begun

Twas a month before Christmas and throughout the museum the baskets were waiting – you just gotta see ’em. The baskets were wrapped by staffers with care in hopes that the bidders soon would be there. The Board had been … Continue reading

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Collection Available On-Line

We are thrilled to announce that  you can now access our collection on-line. There are over 13 THOUSAND items from the Pope County Historical Society available at MNCollections.org Over 90% of the three dimensional objects can now be researched from … Continue reading

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New Building Update

The interior of the new building is finished. Three walls have a section of “Slat Wall” where we can easily hang items from movable hooks. One wall has a high shelf for displaying small items. We had a reception for … Continue reading

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Ag building update

The siding is on. The interior is insulated and the walls are finished. Complete with high shelf and slat wall for displays. Today the big doors were installed. The idea is that we can look out of the “barn” across … Continue reading

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