Our popular History Speaks series continues into 2019, with topics that range from downtown Wausau's side streets to local music makers, from therapeutic gardens to victory celebrations after World War II, from women leaders to Puerto Rico, and many others. Mark your calendars today for your favorite topics!
Kick off the holiday season with our signature event!
Jim Harris has heard lots of stories from people who have toured his exhibit of the Hmong and Lao experience. In this installment of History Speaks in Your Town, he will show artifacts and talk about those moving stories.
Yawkey House Pen and Ink Drawing by George Lane
Signed and Numbered
The Yawkey House was the home of Cyrus and Alice Yawkey. Built in 1901 it showcases Classical Revival architecture.
During his youth in the early 1880s, John H. Koehler remembered being enamored with the ginseng plants he encountered in the shaded forest near his family farm in Hamburg Township. Although it would take a few years before he returned to the crop, Koehler would become a major figure in the development of the industry.
Vintage Game Nights resume! All ages on the fourth Fridays, and 21-plus on first Thursdays! Come join in the old-fashioned fun!
The results of and information about the historic picture judging at our booth this year at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.
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!