What's New

What's New

We don't know much about Ellerman Dairy

Posted: 06/18/2019

Ellerman Dairy operated near Athens during the 1950s. Do you have any stories?

MCHS participates in the Blue Star Museum program

Posted: 06/13/2019

The Marathon County Historical is proud to participate in the Blue Star program that provides free admission to museums across the country to active military families.

It all began with a button

Posted: 06/12/2019

Curators found a button in our artifact collection, and wondered what its story was.

Here's a simple tool for intergenerational storytelling

Posted: 06/05/2019

MCHS has created a simple tool that children can use to interview grandparents. Download our PDF and get started sharing stories!

Wisconsin Remembers exhibit travels to Wausau

Posted: 03/28/2019

MCHS was proud to host the traveling exhibit Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name. 

1892 Courthouse lights return

Posted: 12/06/2018

A special donation returned antique light fixtures to Wausau.

WI 101: Check out this coat!

Posted: 11/21/2018

Another of our objects is featured in the Wisconsin 101 online museum!

Dairy exhibit shows development of that industry

Posted: 05/29/2018

See how Marathon County's rural areas became thriving dairy farms in our newest exhibit, Milking Time: Evolution of the Dairy Industry in Marathon County. 

After Hours tours now available

Posted: 06/26/2018

It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, club members or family. What to do? Consider a unique evening (or other special time) at the Yawkey House Museum!

Rural Electrification exhibit is open through November 2019

Posted: 05/09/2017

We invite everyone to visit our newest exhibit to see how electricity moved into rural areas of Marathon County in the 1930s and '40s, and how life changed when it did.

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