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Silent Auction

The Pope County Historical Society has announced its annual Christmas Open House will be held Saturday December 7th from 1-5:00 p.m. Once again this year, there will be a silent auction. Baskets will be set up throughout the museum. Funds … Continue reading

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Creepy Dolls

Our friends at the History Center of Olmstad County are asking the public to vote on the creepiest doll in their collection.  That inspired me to bring out a few of our creepy dolls. But first, a little story about … Continue reading

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The Veterans’ Wall is now Open!

The Veterans’ Wall is finally up! Half of the exhibit was taken down several years ago when we installed the compact storage system. New metal custom frames from Glenwood Welding are up and the photos are in the frames! We … Continue reading

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Charles Beck Woodcuts Exhibit

We are excited to announce a new temporary exhibit at the Pope County Museum. ARTIST + MUSE   Woodcuts by Charles Beck from the Timothy Murphy Collection The exhibit is made possible by the Rourke Art Gallery in Moorhead, Minnesota and … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a new exhibit

We were busy beavers on Tuesday morning, moving artifacts to make room for a traveling exhibit. (More on that in the next post.) Phyllis and I took down the pioneer portraits and tucked them away in the Art Storage Room. … Continue reading

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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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