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This blog is primarily written by Ann Grandy, Assistant Curator.

Lake Amelia Mill Painting Restored

The Pope County Museum is pleased to present a fully restored painting of the Lake Amelia Grist Mill.  The work was completed with funds from an Arts & Cultural Heritage grant awarded through the Minnesota Historical Society.  The extensive repairs … Continue reading

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November Newsletter

It’s here!  The Christmas Open House fundraiser at the Pope County Museum starts TODAY!  Join us all week, 10-5, and on Saturday, 10-5 with refreshments.  Fundraiser bidding starts today and ends at 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Our … Continue reading

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Elections!

As we breathe a collective sigh of relief that the 2016 election season is coming to a close, we share with you a few election artifacts from our collection. Hubert H. Humphrey ran in the DFL primary in 1960.  John … Continue reading

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Cemetery Tour

The year-long series of events celebrating 150 years since the founding of Glenwood continues today! Join me at 2:00 at the Glenwood Cemetery for a visit with the founders. We’ll walk through part of the cemetery to share brief stories … Continue reading

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From the Tourists’ Eyes

Glenwood book available at the Museum.

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Roof Project Update II

Work on the museum roof began in earnest on Tuesday, September 8.  Starting from the front of the building, the crew from Buttweilers Do-All removed the tar and rock “hot roof”, added 2 1/2 inches of insulation, and glued down … Continue reading

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Johnson Studio, Brooten

Our archivist, Brent Gulsvig, is excited about a new acquisition at PCHS.  Early photographs always capture our attention.  Today’s delivery from John Bohmer was six boxes of glass negatives from the E.A. Johnson Studio.  Mr. Bohmer also has Johnson’s camera … Continue reading

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