History Speaks: Mississippi Archaeology

Did you know there was a whole civilization along the Mississippi River a millennium ago? The August 26 installment of History Speaks will address two major discoveries: Rock Art from the earliest people in Wisconsin, and the remains of a 1,000-year-old settlement at Trempealeau. Also, the speakers will offer to identify ancient Native artifacts, beginning at 1 pm before the 2 pm talk. 

Volunteer Spotlight: Ray Wery

During his time volunteering with our image digitization program, Ray Wery scanned and preserved hundreds of historic images of Marathon County. This panoramic photo of a 1912 baseball game was one of his favorites.

NEW! After Hours Tour, Personal Guided Tours of the Yawkey House Museum

NEW! After Hours Tour

Personal Guided Tours of the Yawkey House Museum

It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, co-workers, club members or family. What to do?  Reserve your personal After Hours Tour and let us take care of the rest. 

1920: The Year the Marathon County Fair was Canceled

In April 1920, the Marathon County Agricultural Society made a surprising announcement: the 52nd annual Marathon County Fair was to be canceled.

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