Author Archives: Stevens County Museum

The Museum is Hiring

Office Technology Specialist The Office Technology Specialist position is located in the award winning Stevens County Historical Museum.  The duties of the Office Technology Specialist are in support of the Society’s mission, and are secretarial and computer related in nature. … Continue reading

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Museum Summer Hours

The Stevens County Historical Society has implemented their summer hours.  The museum is open Monday – Friday, 9-4:30 through Labor Day.  There will be special weekend hours during Prairie Pioneer Days.  Special dates to put on your calendar for the … Continue reading

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Workshop at Museum

Free Family History Workshop Saturday, May 11th 10am-12noon The West Central Family History Association, the genealogy committee of the Stevens County Historical Society is sponsoring their final Spring workshop on Saturday, May11th, from 10am-12noon. Virginia Hanson, the archivist at the South … Continue reading

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Family History Workshop at Museum

The West Central Family History Association, the genealogy committee of the Stevens County Historical Museum will be hosting the second of their three FREE Spring workshops on Saturday, April 13th.  From 10am until noon, Jim Specht of Moorhead, MN will … Continue reading

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Family History Workshop this Saturday at Museum

The Stevens County Historical Society, and its collaborative committee the West Central Family History Association, are sponsoring three local events this Spring.  The first FREE Stevens County Museum Archive Resources Workshop will be held in the museum archive, on Saturday, … Continue reading

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From Sheep to Shawl Last Days

The From Sheep to Shawl exhibit will be coming down this week.  One of the artists has already had to remove her pieces to take to another class. Sharon Marquardt, the scandinavian weaver left some of her antique Norwegian coverlets … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting Rescheduled to Feb 24th

Due to weather concerns, the 91st Annual Meeting of the Stevens County Historical Society has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 24th, 2013.  The times (12-3pm), menu (Comfort food soups, bread & pies) and the program presenters will remain the same. … Continue reading

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Shinnfeller Class at Museum

The Stevens County Historical Society has scheduled a Shinnfeller class with Karen Aakre for Saturday, February 23rd, from 10am-4pm.  Shinnfeller (Skinnfelder in Norwegian) involves beautifully tanned sheepskins with soft, curly locks of wool on one side and elegant patterns printed on … Continue reading

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Museum Annual Meeting Facebook Contest

The Stevens County Historical Museum is sponsoring another Facebook contest to increase its exposure around the globe. Through a random drawing of you can win a copy of Karen Aakre’s book, A Goat’s Tail: Curly Gets Cold Feet.  A Goat’s … Continue reading

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Horizontal Grandeur Call to Artists

The Stevens County Historical Society is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Horizontal Grandeur fine art exhibition is to be held again this July in the beautiful City of Morris‘ Carnegie Library building. Inspired by Minnesota poet, Bill Holm’s essay … Continue reading

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