MOUNT HOREB AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY CELEBRATES AND PRESERVES THE RICH ETHNIC AND RURAL HERITAGE OF WISCONSIN'S SOUTHWESTERN DANE COUNTY DRIFTLESS AREA.
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Our Museum is closed for the season except for special events.
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1. "1-2-3 Ski-Doo": In conjunction with the 4th annual Scandihoovian Winter Festival we will present an exhibit of classic 1970 snowmobiles and clothing at our museum, 9 am-2 pm (with complimentary cider and treats). (see more).
Jan. 1. 1928 Prairie Farmer's Directory.
NEW! We have transcribed this book so you can view most of its contents online. It offers you a detailed look at our area's rural living in 1928. Its lists the farmer, wife (including maiden name), children, location, livestock and more. With this resource you can research a particular rural home, family histories, and even now-rare livestock. Access by last name or township section or livestock type. The entire database and book are available in our Archives.
Dec. 15. Meet our new Executive Director
Destinee has a M.A (American History and Museum Studies), University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.A. (History, with minors in English and Studio Art) Black Hills State University. Has experience in several history-related arenas, including archaeological work with the US Forest Service and Old Salem Museum & Gardens (Winston-Salem, NC), and has held positions as Archivist and Curator of Collections and Programming, as well as most recently serving as the Director of the Historic Indian Agency House (Portage, WI). Husband, Wade (a native of Platteville), and two children (Max and Mia) will soon reside with Destinee in Mount Horeb.
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You will also find the latest news about the
Southwestern Dane County Heritage Center
The Heritage Center will be a 16,000 square foot interactive, cultural hub in downtown Mount Horeb.
Last updated: January 5, 2015