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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Aug 1. Historic Handicrafts, "Luthiers, Coopers and Cobblers, OH MY!: Box Guitar Workshop," 3:30 to 5:30pm. FREE drop-in kids' craft. Craft and strum a tune on your own cardboard box guitar, then explore the many handicrafts practices by skilled Dane County settlers. Read more here...
July 18. "Dig into History!: Archaeology for Kids (at 106 S. 2nd St. lot), 10am to 3pm. Dig-and-Discover stations, reconstruct a pot artifact, learn about the archaeology of Donald Park, and more. Read more here...
July 14. Historic Handicrafts: "The Secret Language of Fans," 3:30 to 5:30p.m. FREE drop-in kids' craft. Decorate and fold your own Victorian era hand fan, and learn to use them to send secret messages. Read more here...
June 7. 1st Brigade Band Community Concert. 1p.m. Bring your family and friends, and enjoy this FREE performance-featuring Civil War music played on Civil War-era instruments by folks in Civil War dress. Read more here...
April 30 @ 10am: Mount Horeb Area Museum Opens for the 2015 Season! Our regular hours are Thursday through Sunday, 10am to 4pm, through mid-December.
Feb. 1. Mount Horeb Area's Civil War History.
2015 is the anniversary of the end of the American Civil War 1861-1865. Visit our new on-line resource showing our area's participation in this event. Our new resource will prove invaluable to military enthusiasts, genealogists, and scholars of American history.
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Southwestern Dane County Heritage Center
The Heritage Center will be an interactive,
cultural hub in downtown Mount Horeb.