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Thank you notes

One of my favorite parts of my job is giving school tours. It is great to share stories with kids and get them excited about history. Many schools have students write thank you notes afterwards. The last batch of thank … Continue reading

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Christmas Open House

The baskets are scattered around the museum, ready for eager bidders. Stop in and see us this week. The bidding ends during our open house on Saturday at 3 p.m. This week is your final opportunity to visit the exhibit … 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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Museum Closed Today (Friday, Nov. 18)

Due to an emergency board game and sledding day….I mean due to the blizzard and resulting school closure, the Pope County Museum will be closed today. We plan to be open regular hours (10-5) tomorrow.

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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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We ARE Open

Despite the big hole in the road between us and town, we are open. You just have to approach from the south. Locals…cut through Barsness Park. Out of town visitors, follow the detour signs for Highway 104. Or call for … Continue reading

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