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About popecountymuseum

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

Day Trip to MN History Center

* Saturday May 6, Free Tour to St. Paul * The Glenwood Public Library is taking a trip!  This FREE bus tour on Saturday, May 6, leaves Glenwood promptly at 8:00 AM for a day at the Minnesota History Center. … Continue reading

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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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