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COVID-19 – Help Capture Your Story

Our friends at Douglas County Historical Society are the creators of this project, but we want to capture Pope County stories as well. History is being made daily, and we are here to capture the local stories, even if we … Continue reading

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Museum closed – but you can visit on-line

Due to the unfolding Pandemic, the Pope County Museum will be closed at least until March 31. Staff will check in and respond to e-mails and phone calls, but the museum will not be open to the public. HOWEVER – … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Items

Stop in an bid on these fabulous items in our annual Silent Auction fundraiser. Bidding is open now and ends at 3:00 on Saturday during our open house.  

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Charles Beck Art Exhibit Open

“Artist + Muse,” an exhibit of woodcuts by Charles Beck from the Timothy Murphy Collection, is now open at the Pope County Museum through the end of October. Charles Beck is an Ottertail County artist who created woodcut prints of … Continue reading

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Northern Bedrock

We are happy to welcome back Northern Bedrock Preservation Corps to Pope County. These young adults are learning how to preserve historic buildings and cemeteries. While they are here, they will be working on the Holland Cabin and finishing some … Continue reading

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Flag Day

Happy Flag Day, June 14, 2019!   In honor of Flag Day we are featuring a 38-star flag from the Pope County Museum collection.¬†The flag was donated¬†   to the museum by Wencil Kalina of Lake Reno without a lot … Continue reading

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Feedback Needed

We are undergoing an interpretive plan. What does that mean? It means we are looking at who comes to the museum and who doesn’t – and why. It means we are looking ahead to future exhibits and programming. We would … Continue reading

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