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Farmer's Market Garden Education Program with Ron Langellier

Farmer’s Market Garden Education Program with Ron Langellier

Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 2:00pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Ave Fort Atkinson WI

Hoard Historical Museum Partners with the local Master Gardeners

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Mary Hoard Art Show Part 2

Mary Hoard Art Show Part 2

Date: April 28, 2019
Time: 1 - 3pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue Fort Atkinson

The Mary Hoard Art Show is co-sponsored by the Hoard Historical Museum and NASCO. 

Part Two Opening Reception – Sunday, April 28, 1 – 3 p.m.
Open during regular Museum hours, Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. through Saturday, Read More

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Historic 1901 Water Tower Tours

Historic 1901 Water Tower Tours

Date: June 1, 2019 to October 5, 2019
Time: 10am - Noon

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

Come see the beautifully refurbished 1901 Water Tower.

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Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous

Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous

Date: May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019
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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Lorine Niedecker

Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival

Date: September 29, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

Calling all poets, poetry lovers, writers, teachers, and wordsmiths!

The Annual Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival offers a weekend full of workshops, speakers, open poetry readings, round tables, landmark tours, and the infamous writers cafe. The festival is in honor of Read More

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Foster House Open House

Foster House Open House

Date: August 3, 2019
Time: 10am - Noon

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Step inside the Foster House to see how 19th century Fort Atkinson residents lived, and learn about how the community grew.

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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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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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Outbreak! The 1918 Influenza Pandemic - Saturday Morning Scholars

Outbreak! The 1918 Influenza Pandemic – Saturday Morning Scholars

Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Come to the Hoard Museum on Saturday, May 12 and discover how the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic altered the lives of millions around the world, including families in Jefferson County. Bonnie Geyer, Fort Atkinson Historical Society Vice President and local amateur historian, will present on the devastation that the influenza had Read More

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Anne Price – Main Street Photos

Date: September 19, 2015 to October 8, 2015
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Come to Hoard Historical Museum to see Anne Price’s Main Street Photos display.  Ongoing from September 19 through October 8, 9:30am to 4:30pm.  Closed Sundays and Mondays.

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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 18, 2019
Time: 1:30pm - 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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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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57th Annual Mary Hoard Art Show

Date: April 22, 2018 to May 5, 2018
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Location: 401 Whitewater Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

Part Two of the Mary Hoard Art Show runs from the Art Show Opening on Sunday, April 22 through Saturday, May 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Part Two of this show features artwork by high school students that attend Read More

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Historical Bicycle Tour of Fort Atkinson

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 9am

Location: East Milwaukee Avenue Fort Atkinson 53538

This one-hour gentle bike ride will feature a variety of historic locations in Fort Atkinson and will be led by Merrilee Lee, Hoard Museum Director.  Bikers should meet at the Fort Farmer’s Market sidewalk at the intersection of Milwaukee and Read More

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