Welcome to the Pope County, Minnesota Gen Web Project site. My name is Keith Gulsvig (Check out my personal website). I have not lived in Pope County since the late 1970s but it is where I grew up, and where most of my family still lives.
I first adopted this site in 1997, and from time to time I have updated the site. I'm currently working on this site, so if there are any lost links please be patient. They will be repaired soon.
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About This Site
This site is dedicated to the people of Pope County, past and present. Pope County includes the following cities: Glenwood, Starbuck, Long Beach, Villard, Lowry, Cyrus, West Port, Farwell, Sedan, Grove Lake, and Terrace. It also includes the townships of Nora, Benwade, Reno, Leven, West Port, New Prairie, White Bear Lake, Minnewaska, Glenwood, Grove Lake, Walden, Blue Mound, Barsness, Chippewa Falls, Bangor, Hoff, Langhei, Rolling Forks, Gilchrist, and Lake Johanna. Pope County was first settled in the late 1850's, and depopulated during the Civil War because of the Dakota War of 1862. This site is intended to be a genealogical and historical research tool.
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