Russia seems to be in the headlines nearly every day. In this talk at the Edgar High School, UWMC History Professor Jeff Leigh will outline Vladimir Putin's rise to power and his relationship with the United States.
So much fun and such a great crowd at this program by artist, curator and musician Michael Cepress on November 18 at the Woodson History Center! Check our gift shop for more of his hand-dyed fiber art!
(Photo credit: Curtis Bryant. 2017, New York, New York)
What a great weekend for our biennial cemetery tour! Nearly 400 people visited for "Voices From the Past: A Discovery Walk Through Pine Grove Cemetery" on Sunday, Sept. 24. We appreciate all who made this year's tour a success!
The Marathon Village Hall hosted a full crowd on Wednesday, October 20, when Keith Montgomery gave his presentation on Ice Ages in Wisconsin. It was the first of our new History Speaks in (Your Town) series.
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