Washington County Heritage Days

www.wcHeritageDays.org The Washington County Heritage Days event is coming up October 6&7 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park.  Start the day with a pancake breakfast at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, enjoy the parade in town, then head on over to the fort for a day of music, food, antique tractors, living history demonstrations,
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Annual Meeting of the WCHA

Tuesday, August 14 at 5:30 pm This is the annual meeting of the Washington County Historical Association where we’ll review the past fiscal year, talk about upcoming plans and elect new board members.  A Board of Directors Meeting will follow the annual meeting. This meeting is open to the public.  
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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
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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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Images of America: Washington County by Kathy Buhrman

Now Available Just published in October 2017 by Arcadia Publishing and authored by Kathy Buhrman, this book features the story of Washington County’s history.  Filled with historic photos, you’ll see the early pioneers, developing communities, growth of schools, churches and farms.  See towns that have grown and towns that have been lost to history.  Books
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