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Silent Auction

The Pope County Historical Society has announced its annual Christmas Open House will be held Saturday December 7th from 1-5:00 p.m. Once again this year, there will be a silent auction. Baskets will be set up throughout the museum. Funds … Continue reading

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Creepy Dolls

Our friends at the History Center of Olmstad County are asking the public to vote on the creepiest doll in their collection.  That inspired me to bring out a few of our creepy dolls. But first, a little story about … Continue reading

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The Veterans’ Wall is now Open!

The Veterans’ Wall is finally up! Half of the exhibit was taken down several years ago when we installed the compact storage system. New metal custom frames from Glenwood Welding are up and the photos are in the frames! We … Continue reading

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Charles Beck Woodcuts Exhibit

We are excited to announce a new temporary exhibit at the Pope County Museum. ARTIST + MUSE   Woodcuts by Charles Beck from the Timothy Murphy Collection The exhibit is made possible by the Rourke Art Gallery in Moorhead, Minnesota and … 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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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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