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

Statistics for Museum Geeks

The recent storage system installation at the Pope County Museum created some interesting statistics. In planning the system, we had to carefully examine the whole museum collection and how it would best fit into the new shelves. Over the years … Continue reading

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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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