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Hello Building! How Old Are You?

Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm

Location: 431 W. Center St., Whitewater, WI 53190

Focusing on the 1856 Smith Allen House & the 1860 JJ Starin House in WHitewater, this program from the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library includes a short walking tour to investigate their design features, building materials, and scale. This prepares Read More

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Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous

Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous

Date: May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Time: Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 9am-4pm

Location: Rock River Park, 1300 Lillian St, Fort Atkinson, WI

Take a step back in time with the early pioneers of the 1800s, as people reenact this historical time period.  Stroll through the park and view demonstrations and exhibits of how tasks were accomplished.  Demonstrations include black powder shooting and Read More

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Octagon House Ice Cream Social and 1st Brigade Band Performance

Octagon House Ice Cream Social and 1st Brigade Band Performance

Date: August 5, 2018
Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: 919 Charles St, Watertown, WI 53094

Enjoy ice cream and homemade cake while listening to the 1st Brigade Band on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum.  The band MAKES HISTORY LIVE by presenting period brass band music, performed on antique instruments. Attired in uniforms and gowns, the Band’s musicians, Read More

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A Holiday Play-performed at the Octagon House Museum

A Holiday Play-performed at the Octagon House Museum

Date: November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
Time: 11am-3pm with new performances running every 30 minutes

Location: 919 Charles St, Watertown, WI 53094

The Watertown Players and the Watertown Historical Society Present ” A Christmas Carol”.  Each scene of the show takes place in the four main rooms on the first level of the Octagon House Museum. The actors will lead the audience Read More

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Historic 1901 Water Tower Tours

Historic 1901 Water Tower Tours

Date: July 1, 2017 to October 7, 2017
Time: 10am - Noon

Location: corner of South High Street and South 4th Street, Fort Atkinson, WI

1901 Water Tower Open Houses are held the first Saturday of the month (Weather Permitting). Other tours are by appointment. Please contact Tammy Doellstedt at 568-8069, or Doellstedt@sbcglobal.net to reserve your spot. Find more info at www.fortpreserves.org

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The Moving Wall Exhibition

The Moving Wall Exhibition

Date: June 21, 2018 to June 25, 2018
Time: June 21st, 12pm through June 25th

Location: 1741 River Dr, Watertown Wi

Visit the half-scale replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  The wall will be available for viewing around the clock from setup to takedown.

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Crossroads Vintage Christmas

Crossroads Vintage Christmas

Date: December 1, 2018
Time: 11am-3pm

Location: 110 Aztalan Street, Johnson Creek WI 53038

New this year in Johnson Creek!

Visit the Johnson Creek Historical Society after Children’s Fest to view festive holiday trees decorated historically with vintage holiday decorations and information on holiday traditions of the past. 

Order homemade holiday cookies, purchase holiday gifts, Read More

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Dairy Day at the MOOseum

Dairy Day at the MOOseum

Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

The Hoard Historical Museum and the National Dairy Shrine Museum will host the 4th Annual Dairy Day at the MOOseum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2.

Inga from PBS Around the Farm Table will be here to talk about dairy Read More

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Black Hawk Artists Show & Sale

Date: November 1, 2015 to November 21, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The 43rd Black Hawk Artists Show and Sale at the Hoard Historical Museum runs Sunday, November 1, 2015 through Saturday, November 21, 2015.  (Opening Reception on Sunday, November 1, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.)

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Mary Hoard Art Show

56th Annual Mary Hoard Art Show

Date: April 1, 2016 to May 7, 2016
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

Part One of the Mary Hoard Art Show runs April 1 through Saturday, April 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hoard Historical Museum.  Part One of this show features artwork by students in Kindergarten through Grade Eight that attend Read More

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A World Gone Mad: World War II

A World Gone Mad: World War II

Date: February 12, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: 100 S. Water St., Watertown, WI 53094

Historian Jim Gibbons will be at the Watertown Public Library to take the audience through one of the most catastrophic wars in our nation’s history, World War II. This program is part of the Libraries Transform initiative at area libraries; Read More

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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Date: June 30, 2018
Time: 8 - 11 a.m.

Location: Fort Atkinson Farmers Market Fort Atkinson, WI

See where the history of Fort Atkinson happened! Join the Hoard Historical Museum’s Director, Merrilee Lee, on a walking tour of downtown Fort Atkinson. Tours will meet on the hour at 8, 9, and 10 a.m. at the Fort Atkinson Farmer’s Read More

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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Historic Walking Tour of Fort Atkinson

Date: July 14, 2018
Time: 8 - 11 a.m.

Location: Fort Atkinson Farmers Market Fort Atkinson, WI

See where the history of Fort Atkinson happened! Join the Hoard Historical Museum’s Director, Merrilee Lee, on a walking tour of downtown Fort Atkinson. Tours will meet on the hour at 8, 9, and 10 a.m. at the Fort Atkinson Farmer’s Read More

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