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Monthly Meeting Tonight

The Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society monthly meeting is tonight, June 25th at 7:00 pm at the Crandon Public Library. Everyone is welcome! Please come and be involved in all the fun summer activities!

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Forest County Museum’s Artifact Autobiography: Wheel-Shaped Pillow Cover

I was donated to the Forest County Museum by Kathy Palmer after her mother, Mildred Cronce, passed away. I am an off-white circular pillow cover with ruffles on my outer edge. I am embroidered with red spokes and multi-colored ribbons. There are names sewn all over me in different shades of thread. The names were …

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Museum Opening for the Season

The Forest County Museum will be opening June 15th from 11am-3pm. We are sorry for the late start. The opening was pushed back due to the major renovations to the building. If you want to see the museum before this date please stop by the Crandon Public Library and ask for Amanda Flannery.

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Monthly Meeting

This month’s Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society meeting will take place Thursday, May 28th at 7:00 pm at the Forest County Museum. The museum is located directly behind the Crandon Public Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting. There will be a viewing of the new layout of the museum and decisions …

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Forest County Museum’s Artifact Autobiography: Per-Ola Land Token

  The Forest County Museum will be writing a bi-monthly article highlighting unique objects that can be found at the museum. The articles will be told from a first person perspective of the artifact so the reader may feel a personal connection with the piece of history. This week’s article features the Per-Ola Land Token. …

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