Author Archives: Ann

Winter Olympics

Every 4 years, our local elementary holds their own Winter Olympics. The students are assigned different nations and compete in modified events over a few weeks. Today was the opening ceremony. Two students were chosen from each “nation” to carry … Continue reading

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“Found in Collection”

“Found in Collection” (FIC) is a common museum term. It is exactly what it sounds like – an item found in the collection with no proper documentation. Museums large and small deal with FIC objects. As of today, the Pope … Continue reading

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Log Building Emptying

Our dream of building a new Agricultural Building is getting closer. The current structure is unstable and has not been open to the public for many years. It needs to be replaced. Our current board is taking steps to make … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Paring Down the Collection

Musings by Ann Grandy – Collection Manager I am feeling somewhat philosophical these days. I recently had a visitor ask me if I was in charge of the museum. My first answer was that Merlin is the executive director, but … Continue reading

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THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who made our Open House and Silent Auction a success! We had a HUGE turnout on Saturday and all week long. This was our most successful auction yet – raising $8,000! We appreciate everyone who donated, … Continue reading

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More Silent Auction Items

Here’s a current list of the items / baskets on the silent auction. Bidding has begun – be sure to stop in this week to check it out. Bidding ends at 3 pm on Saturday. Basket # Donor Title Description … Continue reading

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Video of Archaeology Presentation

For those of you who missed the Archaeology presentation at the museum, here’s a recording. CLICK HERE to watch the video. Kent Bakken provided a great history of archaeology in Pope County as well as information on the Archaeological Survey … Continue reading

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