The small country of Tibet lies along the border of China, and is under pressure from that giant neighbor.Rick Lohr will explain the tension in that region 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!
Did you know there was a whole civilization along the Mississippi River a millennium ago? The August 26 installment of History Speaks will address two major discoveries: Rock Art from the earliest people in Wisconsin, and the remains of a 1,000-year-old settlement at Trempealeau. Also, the speakers will offer to identify ancient Native artifacts, beginning at 1 pm before the 2 pm talk.
School-age children are invited to explore farming and dairy products during our Kids History Day on August 16!
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.
See how Marathon County's rural areas became thriving dairy farms in our newest exhibit, Milking Time: Evolution of the Dairy Industry in Marathon County.
NEW! After Hours Tour
Personal Guided Tours of the Yawkey House Museum
It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, co-workers, club members or family. What to do? Reserve your personal After Hours Tour and let us take care of the rest.
In April 1920, the Marathon County Agricultural Society made a surprising announcement: the 52nd annual Marathon County Fair was to be canceled.
Yesterday is gone, and maybe some of those memories are fading, too. Your stories are important - to you, to your family, and to your community! Our new opportunity will help preserve some of those memories!