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Museum Open to Public Sunday, May 26th

by Alison Bruener, Museum Assistant Every off-season, staff touch up permanent displays and assemble a changing exhibit to be featured in the Marshall Buehler Gallery. Exhibits we have had in the past include Don Krohn’s photography, the Civil War, papermaking, … Continue reading

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Photos from Christmas Tree Walk

Photos by SWCHC Website Coordinator Angelica Engel As we approach the end of our annual Christmas Tree Walk, here are a few images of the trees that so many people have seen around the Museum! You still have a chance … Continue reading

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West Grand Avenue Buildings Razed – Photos

captured by Angelica Engel, Website Coordinator, on September 20, 2018 The building depicted in each of these photos is the old Church’s Drug Store. From September 18th’s Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune:  “The Church’s Drug Store building is another staple on … Continue reading

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Museum Open for the Summer! — Our Hours

written by Alison Bruener, Museum Assistant Blooming apple trees and lilacs can only mean one thing here at 540 Third Street South:  the South Wood County Historical Museum is open for visitors! Our hours from Memorial Day through Labor Day:  … Continue reading

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Photos of Former Lincoln High School & East Junior High Building

Compiled by Kathy Engel, SWCHC Librarian The Wisconsin Rapids Public School District will discontinue the use of the East Junior High School building. Here are pictures from the past 115 years. The original Lincoln High School was built in 1903, … Continue reading

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Communal Neglect: More buildings bite the dust

Four photos by David Farmbrough show old houses in Wisconsin Rapids before they were razed.

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