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!
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.
1920: The Year the Marathon County Fair was Canceled
February 14, 2018
W.A. Edward's Remedy Wagon
February 04, 2018
The Socialist Chef of Wausau
December 06, 2017
The Opera House Fire of 1892
November 10, 2017
'The March King' Visits Wausau
August 11, 2017
Darrell Holubetz and the Brokaw Ski Jump
August 09, 2017
Ski Jumping in Marathon County
June 14, 2017
Two Men and a Dog
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A Membership is a great way to show your support for the Marathon County Historical Society and our community. We offer both indiviudal and corporate memberships at a variety of levels. As part of your members, you will also receive many great benefits.
Whether you are trying to find your ancestor, want to take a tour, have an item to donate or just walk to talk History, the staff is always eager to listen.
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SEARCH OUR ONLINE DATABASE
Our online database contains over 100,000 Marathon County records including city directory listings, plat map listings and military records. We have also added several photos and biographies of the people of Marathon County.
To collect, preserve, and exhibit materials related to the history of Marathon County, and to use those materials to help people learn about North Central Wisconsin, connect with their roots, and explore their own historical connections.
The Marathon County Historical Society provides opportunities for people to “connect” with the past and discover something about their own history and where they live. We help people learn about their own connection with the community as well as its historic roots, and how the past played a role in who they are today. We accomplish this through education, preservation, research, experiences, and entertainment.