Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

History Speaks: The Fromms and Their Fur Farm

Archivist Ben Clark will outline the history of the remarkable Fromm family and their lasting impact on the world of fur farming and fashion.

History Speaks: Rural Electrification in Central Wisconsin

Gary Gisselman will discuss the many ways rural life changed as electricity moved onto the farm.

History Speaks: Preserving Your Family Papers, Photos & Textiles

Learn how to store your family's treasured photos, papers and textiles.

MCHS is part of 2nd Downtown Open House May 13

Downtown Open House is an event that's happening all across Wisconsin. Wausau is part of it, and the Marathon County Historical Society is doing its part to encourage people to explore the history of their communities on this family-friendly day!

Wausau History Tours: A Cut in Time on Barker-Stewart Island

Enjoy a historical walk through Barker-Stewart Island Park in downtown Wausau, as costumed re-enactors tell stories from the mid-1800s lumber mill that once churned out 40 million feet of lumber annually. It's conveniently the same day as Open Streets Wausau.