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Jerry Wright Next in Ag Lecture Series: Irrigation in Pope County

Make plans to join us on Thursday, August 12 at 6:30 pm for a presentation on the history of irrigation in the area by Jerry Wright. Wright is a retired associate professor & ExtensionĀ  Engineer at the University of Minnesota. … Continue reading

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Limited Hours June 15-25

Due to staffing conflicts, the Pope County Museum will be open by appointment June 15-25. Please call or e-mail to make certain that someone is available for your visit. 320-634-3293 or popecountymuseum@gmail.com We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Workshop Next Week

Cemetery Preservation Workshop, Saturday, Aug 8 Continue reading

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Is the Museum Open? A little bit…

Our research library is available by appointment. Masks are required. We are keeping the galleries closed through the winter as we build new exhibits. Look for a grand opening of the Agriculture exhibit in the new building, as well as … Continue reading

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Holly Skogen

While the Pope County Museum is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be highlighting historic sites around Pope County. We hope that you can walk or drive to visit these sites while maintaining appropriate physical distancing. Holly Skogen … Continue reading

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The Fremad Building

While the Pope County Museum is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be highlighting historic sites around Pope County. We hope that you can walk or drive to visit these sites while maintaining appropriate physical distancing. The Fremad … Continue reading

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Daniel Pennie House, Villard.

While the Pope County Museum is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be highlighting historic sites around Pope County. We hope that you can walk or drive to visit these sites while maintaining appropriate physical distancing. Daniel Pennie … Continue reading

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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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