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February 2017 meeting

The Forest County Historical society will meet on Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Library.  This month’s agenda include revisions of the current by-laws.  Those members of the Historical Society interested in discussing the proposed by-laws are encouraged to attend.  Out-of-town members interested in receiving a copy of the …

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Tea Party a Success!

Despite the clouds, the yard at the Forest County Museum was colorful with bouquets of spectacular flowers on the tables for the First Vintage Tea Party on Saturday, August 8. The ladies who attended were served a variety of finger sandwiches, fruit kabobs, flavored cheesecakes and English scones. Many of the ladies dressed for the …

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Join us for a Vintage Tea Party

The Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society will be hosting a Vintage Tea Party on Saturday, August 8th at 1:00 pm. The festivities will take place on the Forest County Museum lawn which will be set for afternoon tea. Guests can enjoy finger sandwiches, desserts, and an array of beverages. Each guest will receive a …

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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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