During his youth in the early 1880s, John H. Koehler remembered being enamored with the ginseng plants he encountered in the shaded forest near his family farm in Hamburg Township. Although it would take a few years before he returned to the crop, Koehler would become a major figure in the development of the industry.
Did you know that Wisconsin's dairy business has 10 times the economic impact that Idaho's potatoes have? Learn more when Patrick Geoghegan from the Milk Marketing Board speaks on October 20.
Who was Caroline Mark? Find out when we celebrate her philanthropic life!
From Curly Lambeau to Brett Favre, the Biever family of photographers have captured the Green Bay Packers on film. This History Speaks presentation highlights their work.
Scott Walter of the DNR will talk about Wolves in Wisconsin in our first fall 2018 History Speaks in (Your Town).
Both versions of our Vintage Game Nights are on hiatus, beginning with the cancellation of this week’s Game Night for all ages and including the 21+ version that would have been held at Limerick’s on September 6.
Watch our website and Facebook page for information about when we will resume Vintage Game Nights!
The results of and information about the historic picture judging at our booth this year at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.
Rick Lohr will explain the tension between Tibet and China in our September installment of History Speaks at the Woodson History Center.
It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, club members or family. What to do? Consider a unique evening (or other special time) at the Yawkey House Museum!
During his time volunteering with our image digitization program, Ray Wery scanned and preserved hundreds of historic images of Marathon County. This panoramic photo of a 1912 baseball game was one of his favorites.