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Effigy Mounds – Tour and Learn

The Whitewater Landmarks Commission will provide a guided, family-friendly and moonlit walking tour of the Effigy Mounds Preserve (288 S. Indian Mound Parkway, Whitewater) on Fri., Sept. 16, from 7-8 p.m. Learn about the history of the site and its … Continue reading

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Area Research Center Open House Oct 25

October is Archives and Family History Month! Every year the Wisconsin State Historical Records Advisory Board chooses a theme highlighting the work of Wisconsin’s museums and archives. For 2015, the theme is Local History. To celebrate, the Area Research Center … Continue reading

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Archaeological excavation south of Fort Atkinson

Did you know there was an archaeological excavation site south of Fort Atkinson? The Finch Excavation Site, studied by the Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center since 2009, will be the topic of a talk by Richard H. Kubicek, Principal Investigator, … Continue reading

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Visit the Hoard Historical Museum

Need a break this weekend? Visit the Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson (401 Whitewater Avenue)! It’s open Tues through Sat, 9:30am-4:30pm. It’s free, but of course a modest donation would be most welcome.   There’s something there for nearly … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 26

Making Milwaukee Mightier: Planning and the Politics of Growth, 1910-1960 By John McCarthy HT177 .M48 M33 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor As a person that is from the “wrong” side of the border, I can’t say that I know … Continue reading

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