Tag Archives: Glenwood

Earliest Glenwood Photographs

In 1853, Isaac Stevens conducted an expedition for the Northern Pacific Railway. He wrote the following in his journal and the attached sketch has survived: June 22. – My party broke camp about 6 a.m.  The first obstruction we met … Continue reading

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Even Earlier Glenwood photos

This image of Glenwood was found in the box with the Trenham photos. As I was researching the other images, I assumed this one was also from 1876. I was feeling pretty smart and able to identify the buildings. But, … Continue reading

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Scout Fishing Derby

Hundreds of Scouts will soon flock to Glenwood for the 50th Annual Scout Fishing Derby. This year’s Boy and Girl Scout Fishing Derby will be held in Memory of Jim Stradtman, lifelong Boy Scout supporter and early organizer of the … Continue reading

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J is for J.F. Skinner’s Doctor Bag

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a Doctor’s bag of medicine used by Dr. John F. Skinner of … Continue reading

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I is for Indian War of 1862

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Next week is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Dakota War.  There were only … Continue reading

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H is for Horseshoe

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a horseshoe. This horseshoe cushioned in rubber was clamped on the horse’s … Continue reading

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G is for General Store

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a General Store  – most specifically the Fremad Association. The General Store … Continue reading

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Wet Morning

It rained this morning. This may be the biggest understatement of the week. It POURED, it GUSHED, it overwhelmed all the storm drains. I have no idea what the official rainfall totals are yet – but we got several inches … Continue reading

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Waterama Weekend

At 54 years and counting, Glenwood Waterama is an historic event as well as a great community promotion for the area. A slide show of parade images through the years is on display at Eagle Bank until the close of … Continue reading

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Collection Photo – Glenwood American Legion 1975

Group photograph of some of the members of the Glenwood American Legion July 24, 1975. Picture taken in the Legion Hall on Minnesota Avenue. Front Row – Ted Hunt, Joe Des Rochers, Pierce Serrin, Charles Hatchard, Eric Solvie, Frank Swenson. … Continue reading

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