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THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who made our Open House and Silent Auction a success! We had a HUGE turnout on Saturday and all week long. This was our most successful auction yet – raising $8,000! We appreciate everyone who donated, … Continue reading

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More Silent Auction Items

Here’s a current list of the items / baskets on the silent auction. Bidding has begun – be sure to stop in this week to check it out. Bidding ends at 3 pm on Saturday. Basket # Donor Title Description … Continue reading

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Video of Archaeology Presentation

For those of you who missed the Archaeology presentation at the museum, here’s a recording. CLICK HERE to watch the video. Kent Bakken provided a great history of archaeology in Pope County as well as information on the Archaeological Survey … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Items

We have over 160 items on our silent auction – with more arriving every day. There are gift certificates for restaurants, shops and hotels – even a gift certificate for an AUTO START system from Marthaler’s! Something for everyone! Here … Continue reading

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Bell for sale

We have in our possession a lovely school/church bell in need of a new home. Museum staff and the all-volunteer Collection Committee have been carefully refining the collection, removing poor quality, duplicate artifacts or items with no known Pope County … Continue reading

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Open House Preparations Underway

We are getting ready for our annual Holiday Open House and Silent Auction here at the museum. Baskets are flooding in every day! We are still accepting donations, if you have something you would like to offer. Bidding starts at … Continue reading

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Archaeology Presentation

We had a great turnout for the presentation by¬†Archaeo-Physics LLC on Saturday. Approximately 90 people packed into the gallery to hear Kent Bakken give a history of archaeology in Pope County. Brent is editing a video of the presentation that … Continue reading

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