WCHAT – “The Holocaust: As Seen Through Art”

Artist and historian, Carol Kuhfahl will be speaking at the museum about artwork that was created behind the walls of World War II concentration camps. She will thoughtfully present the great strength and resiliency of the artists who risked everything to create art despite the peril of their circumstances. Carol has used some of these
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Meet the Lewis & Clark Pups

When Lewis and Clark set out on their journey in 1804, alongside them was their faithful Newfoundland dog, Seaman. Now, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System, Seaman’s (fictional) descendant pups will embark across the same trail! Meet Harper (Pink), Dakota (Red), Rocky (Blue), and Keelie (Yellow). Their mission is to
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Danish Children Growing Up American

Tuesday, June 19 @ 5:30 pm Opening reception with Danish food and drink, and music and dance performance at 6:30 See the Scandinavian Folk Dance Society of Omaha perform traditional folk dances. Special musical performance by Dwight Lamb, the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow, Bill Peterson and friends on button accordian,
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Recordings of Past WCHAT speakers

Over the past couple of years, the museum has had a few speakers at our “Washington County Historical Association Talk Series” (WCHATs) that were recorded and aired on KIOS public radio.  Archives to these talks can be accessed by clicking on the links below. ****Monday, November 28, 2016 – WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LECTURE –
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Does your group need a place to hold a meeting?

Washington County Civic groups, churches, clubs and other organizations are welcome to use the museum for meetings, social gatherings or other events.  The museum library holds 4 conference tables that roll into any configuration needed to accommodate your needs.  The Frahm House is also available for use and contains a working kitchen, table settings and
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2018 Historic Picture Calendar: 100 Years of the Washington County Fair

Once again we are partnering with the Blair Historic Preservation Alliance to produce a beautiful keepsake calendar featuring images and stories from Washington County’s past.  This year, it is a collaborative effort with the 100 Year Fair Board to feature a history of the Washington County Fair.  See wonderful images of the fairground in its
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