Tag Archives: Pope County History

High Voltage – POSTPONED TO JAN 25

HIGH VOLTAGE: A Citizens Movement to Resist the CU High Voltage DC Transmission Line across West Central Minnesota, 1974-1980, Synopsis. Join us on Saturday, January 25, 2020 (note date change) at 1:00 as we host Luther Gerlach presenting “High Voltage!” … Continue reading

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Cemetery workshop

Northern Bedrock was able to offer a half day cemetery workshop and demonstration at the Glenwood Cemetery.   We started with the leaning, wobbly and lichen covered stone belonging to Henry Buesing. They demonstrated lifting it apart section by section, … Continue reading

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Veteran Wall Update

Brent has been working hard on our Veteran’s Wall. He has added hundreds of new images brought in by families or discovered in files. He has also re-printed faded images or found better pictures of some of the veterans. The … Continue reading

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Immigrant Trunks

I have new favorite artifacts! (OK – I have many favorite artifacts, but this is a great story, so please indulge me as I share this with you.) Like most local historical societies, we have MANY immigrant trunks in our … Continue reading

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Collection Available On-Line

We are thrilled to announce that  you can now access our collection on-line. There are over 13 THOUSAND items from the Pope County Historical Society available at MNCollections.org Over 90% of the three dimensional objects can now be researched from … Continue reading

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New Building Update

The interior of the new building is finished. Three walls have a section of “Slat Wall” where we can easily hang items from movable hooks. One wall has a high shelf for displaying small items. We had a reception for … Continue reading

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“Found in Collection”

“Found in Collection” (FIC) is a common museum term. It is exactly what it sounds like – an item found in the collection with no proper documentation. Museums large and small deal with FIC objects. As of today, the Pope … Continue reading

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