Great history-related events, lectures, and exhibits are happening all around you! For more information about any of the listings below, just click on their title.


“We Stand on Their Shoulders”: A History of Wisconsin Women and Voting

Explore the moments when women in Wisconsin gained political rights through the Wisconsin Historical Society’s newest traveling display.

Monday, November 2 – Sunday, December 6

Mukwonago Historical Society, Mukwonago


Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars and Breweries

Join architectural historian Jim Draeger as he leads you through a suds-filled romp through evolution and change in Wisconsin’s beer and bar culture.

Saturday, November 28

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh


Underwater Archaeology: The Wreck of the Canaller Grace A. Channon

Hear the history of this ship, learn was discovered during the archaeological survey of its wreck site, and see why this shipwreck is a favorite among local divers.

Wednesday, December 2

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Online Webinar


Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels: Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin

Hear stories about free spirits from Wisconsin’s past and why they’re worth reading about today.

Saturday, December 5

10:00 – 11:00 am

Middleton Senior Center, Middleton


Underwater Archaeology: The Christmas Tree Ship

Learn what the Society’s dive team learned about the fateful November day in 1912 when the Rouse Simmons disappeared en route to Chicago.

Monday, December 7

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Neenah Public Library, Neenah


Myths and Mysteries: Underwater Archaeological Investigation of the Christmas Tree Ship Rouse Simmons

Learn what the Society’s dive team found, both at the wreck site and in historical documents, to learn more about what happened that fateful November day in 1912.

Wednesday, December 16

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Online Webinar


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