MCHS has created a simple tool that children can use to interview grandparents. Download our PDF and get started sharing stories!
THE WAUSAU STORY Revisited Exhibit, dates extended through March 2020, at the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Presented by the Marathon County Historical Society.
A favorite snack in 1938 was the potato chip. It was new! It satisfied the urge to crunch something, and it was tasty, too! The Red Dot company helped develop the perfect chip potato.
The elegant Hotel Wausau, built in 1925, was a boon to the local area for several decades.
A donation of six bottles from Marathon City Brewery helps tell the story of beer brewing in central Wisconsin.
Ellerman Dairy operated near Athens during the 1950s. Do you have any stories?
Curators found a button in our artifact collection, and wondered what its story was.
A special donation returned antique light fixtures to Wausau.
Another of our objects is featured in the Wisconsin 101 online museum!
The Marathon County Historical Society Research Library is now open the first Sunday of the month from 1:00-3:30 pm.
One of our trained librarians will be available to assist you with your research needs. You will also have free use of Ancestry.com while you are here.
For a list of upcoming genealogy and research classes and events, please visit our Calendar of Events.