Author Archives: Ann

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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Volunteers

We rely on our volunteers here at the museum. Some people spend a little time with us each week, others help out on specific projects. I thought I’d highlight what we have going on this morning: Phyllis, our collection volunteer … Continue reading

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School House Roof

The north side of the school house is nearly complete. It looks great and smells so good. We have enjoyed the sharp scent of cedar all week!

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Schoolhouse Roofing Project

We are pleased to welcome Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps back for their second year. This year’s team will be re-roofing the Pleasant Hills School here on our museum grounds. Pope County’s own Tim Lang will be serving as project … Continue reading

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Thank you, Courtney

Our high school intern Courtney Grammentz created a new exhibit here at the museum in honor of the 100th Anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. We are impressed with her work. She completed all the research, selected the … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

The storage system is installed and filled with artifacts. Now I need to tell the collection database where each item lives. That is the very last step in the storage project. Now our attention is focused on constructing new exhibits. … Continue reading

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School Tour Season

We are taking a break from the remodeling project to host school tours. The last few weeks of the school year brings us hundreds of children from surrounding communities. We appreciate¬†energy and enthusiasm of our young visitors and look forward … Continue reading

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