Category Archive: News and Events

Sep 24 2018

Annual meeting re-scheduled

The annual meeting of the Crandon Area / Forest County Historical Society has been re-scheduled for a later date in October.  Please check back for the date and location.

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Jul 09 2018

2018 Garden Walk

Make plans to attend our 2nd Annual Garden Walk! Those that attended last year’s walk were delighted with the gardens and gardeners within our community. The walk is being held on Saturday, July 14th from 9 a.m .- 4 p.m. and will feature seven Crandon area gardens.  Tickets for the event are $10 and are …

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Jul 03 2017

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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Jun 26 2017

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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Jun 21 2017

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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Feb 20 2017

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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Aug 16 2015

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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Jul 28 2015

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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Jun 25 2015

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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Jun 04 2015

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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