What's New

What's New

Yawkey House Gardens calendar is filling up!

Posted: 06/14/2017

 Only a few weekends remain to book your wedding in our beautiful Gardens!

MCHS is a Blue Star Museum again this summer

Posted: 06/09/2017

The Marathon County Historical Society is participating in the Blue Star Museum program for the second summer.

Rural Electrification exhibit is open, through November 2019

Posted: 05/09/2017

Our new exhibit is open now! We invite everyone to visit to see how electricity moved into rural areas of Marathon County in the 1930s and '40s, and how life changed when it did.

More Vintage Board Game Nights planned!

Posted: 04/12/2017

The first Vintage Game Night was a hit, so we decided to host more!

On the radio: Wisconsin Life

Posted: 04/05/2017

If you listen to Wisconsin Public Radio, you might have heard Ben Clark in late March. WPR used part of Ben’s interview during their Wisconsin Life segment. He told about Employers Mutual Insurance and the role that company played in workplace safety, including the use of an audiometer to test hearing in places where workers were exposed to loud noise.

 

Listen again here

 

Crowds enjoy Houses in Bloom

Posted: 02/03/2017

We had to add weekend tours to accommodate visitors to our second annual Houses in Bloom event March 7 to 12.  

"Pieces of the Past: Quilts Tell a Story" exhibit extended through August 2017

Posted: 10/02/2016

EXTENDED! Our quilt exhibit will be on view through August 2017 at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. “Pieces of the Past: Quilts Tell a Story” tells the local stories behind more than a dozen antique quilts from our Collections. Click Here For The Exhibit Home Page.

 

 


 

Fromm fox fur coat added to Wisconsin 101 online ‘museum’

Posted: 01/18/2017

A silver fox fur produced in the 1930s by the Fromm brothers of Hamburg in western Marathon County is now included in Wisconsin 101, the online museum of state history.

Full list of History Speaks topics for 2017

Posted: 12/01/2016

Curators Linda Forbess and Kathy Volkmann have been busy lining up speakers for the 2017 History Speaks series. Here's the full list for the year:

We are now included in the WI 101 online museum!

Posted: 11/30/2016

Archivist Ben Clark compiled the history of the Employers Mutual Audiometer, and the “exhibit” is now live at the Wisconsin 101 website.

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