Tag Archives: Pope County Minnesota

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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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 is 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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Glenwood City Park

This post is part of a collection of posts written in 2016 for Glenwood’s 150 year celebration. To see the map and full list of locations included in the walking tour, click here. Glenwood City Park Glenwood’s City Park was set … Continue reading

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