New in the Collection

Last spring Paul Moran, of St. Joseph, MN, made a significant donation to the  museum with his great-grandfather’s 1860’s Wesson rifle. The museum had a photo of Paul’s ancestor, John Moran, in a stylish fur coat, purported to be a  buffalo coat. The rifle was made by the Frank Wesson Company and was patented in […]

Textiles

Textile Inventory Project

Murray County Museum receives Textile Inventory Grant In December the museum received notice that their application for a Legacy grant had been  accepted. The funds from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund will be used to hire a part-time temporary position to catalog and re-house the clothing in the museum textile collection.  That sounds […]

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