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Workshop Next Week

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Is the Museum Open? Not Yet…

The Pope County Museum will follow the example of the Minnesota Historical Society and remain closed while we develop and implement a comprehensive COVID-19 preparedness plan as required by the State of Minnesota. While we look forward to the time when … 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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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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