The museum’s curator, Faith, will periodically post a picture of something unusual in our collection to try and stump you! What is it? If you know, call us at the museum at 402-468-5740, or email Faith at email@example.com or fill out the What Is It? response form. If you are correct, your name will be
Thursday, May 30 @ 5:30 at the Florence Mill Join us for this “History Happy Hour” event where we combine happy hour with history talks and tours. PLACE: The Florence Mill, located at I-680 and 30th Street. In 2003, History Nebraska archaeologists discovered and excavated the site of “Engineer Cantonment”, the long sought-after winter encampment
Friday, May 10 at Noon at West Market Square Park, located one block west of the museum. Join us once again for some traditional old-time music. Join the circle or just listen. Everyone welcome. Enjoy some bread from our own hometown Stick and Stone Bakery. Easy accessibility. Park at the museum or on the street.
Fort Atkinson’s Bicentennial 1819-2019 “Then and Now” 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 Fort Atkinson to celebrate their bicentennial. The calendar highlight the fort’s early history, its reconstruction
Washington County Civic groups, churches, clubs and other organizations are welcome to use the museum for meetings, social gatherings or other events at no charge. Members and the general public may use the museum for personal functions for a small fee. The museum library holds 4 conference tables that roll into any configuration needed to
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