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Historical Society Curator to Present Lecture

Aug 11, 2017 ● By Jim

Kurt Sampson to present "The World's Greatest Fair - The Early Years"

Hustisford Annual Toilet Bowl Festival

Dec 16, 2016 ● By Jim

Everyone knows about the Rose Bowl - But who knows about Hustisford’s annual Toilet Bowl?

BDUSD 2016 Wall of Fame Induction

Nov 14, 2016 ● By Jim

The Beaver Dam Unified School District recently inducted the 2016 Wall of Fame Award recipients

Importance of the Ledge Throughout History

Sep 16, 2016 ● By Jim

The "Importance of the Ledge Throughout History" will be presented Dwight Weiser at the September 21, Rock River Archeological Society meeting

Rock River Archeology Weekend

Sep 16, 2016 ● By Jim

The Rock River Archeological Society (RRAS) hosts a weekend historical/educational event annually. This year the event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9

Ice Cream Social and Civil War Band Concert to Benefit Octagon House Museum

Jul 07, 2016 ● By Jim

The historic Octagon House Museum will be the setting of the Watertown Historical Society’s annual ice cream and homemade cake social.

Hilgen Spring Mound Site Revisited

May 26, 2016 ● By Jim

Join us as archeologist Kurt Sampson leads us on a reexamination of one of Wisconsin's oldest known conical burial mounds site

Mr. Ackerman & The Spring

Jan 13, 2016 ● By Erik Dittmann

On the south side of Beaver Dam and the west side of Swan City Park is an old structure painted white, known locally as the Spring House

The Cool Man Who Left Amazing Footprints In The Sand

Nov 17, 2015 ● By Jim

Something special was happening during the 1920s to the 1950s. A fellow named Charlie Starkweather might be seen around town carrying a funny looking square box with a hand crank on it.

Cookie

Nov 17, 2015 ● By Jim

For the past 47 years, kids of all ages in the Mayville area know just one man as Santa. His is the face held up against all other faces of Santa.
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