Tag Archives: Glenwood Minnesota

Mount Lookout

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. Mount Lookout … 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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Class of 1923 – I know you!

The Pope County Historical Society received a donation from the Savre family. The main gift was a beautiful wedding dress worn by 2 generations of brides. That is a story for another day. What I want to share with you … Continue reading

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Cabin Repairs – Day 8

Work continued over the weekend, but I didn’t capture it on film. Today is the last day with the work crew and it is amazing what they accomplished in a week. The Torguson cabin is looking good too. And… the … Continue reading

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Cabin Repairs – Day 5

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Cabin Repairs – Day 4

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Cabin Repair – Day 3

Moving right along with cabin repairs. The Torguson Cabin chinking is also moving along. The old concrete was removed, metal mesh is added to the space to help hold the new mortar.

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Cabin Repair – Day 2

The crew got busy in the morning, jacking the Courthouse cabin apart to remove rotten logs and add new ones. And work continued on the Torguson cabin as well. The old chinking is being removed and any rotting wood isĀ also … Continue reading

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Cabin Repair – Day one

We are honored to host the Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps at the museum this week. Northern Bedrock is a direct descendant of the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps that provides young adult participants with job training, education experience, and leadership … Continue reading

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Fire

Just before the start of the Sunday’s Waterama Grand Day Parade, the Fire Department received a fire call. Confused parade spectators watched as firemen rushed from their line-up position at the top of the hill back to the firehouse to … Continue reading

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