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Time Lapse Footage

Here is a great video of the entire museum transformation with the installation of the new storage system.  Thanks, Brent Gulsvig, for all your work recording and producing this video.

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Done! (Mostly)

We are awaiting a few missing parts (such as the garment bars) but the installation crew has left and we get to start the fun job of putting everything away and building the new exhibit spaces.

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Getting closer

The shelves and drawers are appearing. It’s a good thing we have a rolling staircase so I can reach the upper shelves!

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Wow – That’s Tall

It turns out that KNOWING I ordered 10 foot shelves that would reach up to the girders and actually SEEING 10 foot shelves is a very different experience! I already have a rolling staircase on hand so we can safely … 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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Rail Installation

Today we are getting the rails installed. The green line along the back is a laser that they are using to make certain the rail is absolutely level. This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the … Continue reading

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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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