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

Archaeology Lecture Nov. 4

Over the last year, Archaeo-Physics, a team of archaeologists, conducted a survey of known and potential Pope County archaeological sites.  A public presentation of survey findings will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm at the Villard United Methodist … Continue reading

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The Shed Update

Finishing touches on the outside of our new building, “The Shed,” continue this week with sidewalks.  John Whittemore’s concrete crew is replacing the ramps to the main building and placing new sidewalks.  The design calls for sidewalks that create outdoor … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Services

Evening Prayer Service and Sunday Service at St. Paul’s Church We are blessed this year to host TWO services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the museum grounds.  An Evening Prayer Service will be held next Wednesday, August 29 at … Continue reading

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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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