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Vintage Radio Truly a “Local Find”

The Forest County Historical Museum is filled with thousands of artifacts – almost all of them with a connection to Forest County.  Our 1941 Montgomery Ward Airline Floor Model Radio is truly “local” as it was discovered in the stairwell of the Carter House – the same building as the Historical Museum. This floor model …

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Join us on a Garden Walk

Please join us for a Garden Walk on Saturday, July 15th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  The walk, which benefits the operations of our museum, will feature six local gardens within a 15 mile radius of Crandon. Tickets for the event are $10 and are available to purchase at the Historical Society museum, the …

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2017 Museum Hours

The Forest County Historical Society Museum’s hours for the summer are as follows: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The museum is staffed with the assistance of volunteers. At times, a volunteer is not available; therefore the museum might not be open . If you arrive and the museum is locked, please call …

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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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