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Photos from the Museum’s First Two Years
The following photos were captured during the Museum’s first two years of operation, 1972 and 1973. Museum Assistant Alison Bruener is compiling a portfolio of photos taken throughout the Museum’s 45 years at what used to be the T.B. Scott … Continue reading
Posted in Alison, Local history Tagged local history, old photos, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County Leave a comment
written by (Uncle) Dave Engel, LHS 1963, SWCHC Director Emeritus When I left town, I thought it was for good. Late summer 50 years ago, in 1967, I abandoned the Rapids paper mill beater room to motor west from River … Continue reading
Posted in Dave Engel, Local history Tagged Central Wisconsin, Dave Engel, local history, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County Leave a comment
A Flurry of Activity at the Museum
written by SWCHC President, Phil Brown Thanks to the efforts of our new Website Coordinator, Angelica Engel, the South Wood County Historical Corp. (SWCHC) has finally arrived in the 21st century. I was once told that if it wasn’t available … Continue reading
Posted in Latest News, President Phil Brown Tagged Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County Leave a comment