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  Wisconsin
Friendship
McGown House
507 Main Street
PO Box 264
Friendship WI 53934
Phone 608 339-7732
Web Site http://adamschs.org/
E-mail mailto:adamschs@palacenet.net
Description recently restored house
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Research /Reading Archives
Era 1889
Owner/Operator: Adams County Historical Society


Wisconsin
Gays Mills
Boscobel Area Heritage Museum
Rt 2
Gays Mills WI
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Local History

 

  WI

  Gays Mills

  Birthplace of the Gideon Bible

  1005 Wisconsin Ave

  Gays Mills   WI  53805    

  Phone   608 872-2429

  Alt Phone   608 375-4714

  Web Site  http://www.boscobelwisconsin.com/attractions.html

  Alt Web  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/localhistory/directory/viewsociety.asp?id=31

  Description  Gideon Room, where the idea of placing Bibles in hotel rooms was conceived

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Owner/Operator:  Boscobel Historical Society

  New or Updated: 10/21/2004

 

 
Wisconsin
Grantsburg
Grantsburg Historical Museum
133 West Wisconsin Avenue
PO Box 35
Grantsburg WI 54840
Phone 715 463-2573
Web Site http://www.mwd.com/tourism/history.html
Description housed in late 1800s Methodist Church, also on property is 1870 jail and 1800 house of local blacksmith
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Church

Wisconsin
Green Bay
Children's Museum of Green Bay
Port Plaza Mall, 2nd level
Green Bay WI 54301
Phone 920 432-4397
Web Site http://www.cmuseumgb.org/
Description to age 12, papermaking, newspaper, football locker room, mini mart, submarine, history, art, safety, baby play
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
 
  Wisconsin
Green Bay
Heritage Hill Foundation
2640 South Webster Avenue
Green Bay WI  54301
Phone 920 435-2244
Web Site http://home.earthlink.net/~hhfdt/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Kind of Activity Living History

Wisconsin
Green Bay
Heritage Hill State Park
2640 South Webster Avenue
Green Bay WI  54301
Phone 920 448-5150
Web Site www.nentnet.net/heritagehill/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
 

 

  WI

  Green Bay

  National Railroad Museum

  2285 South Broadway

  Green Bay  WI        54304    

  Phone   920 437-7623

  Web Site  www.nationalrrmuseum.org/

  Description  "drumhead" collection, 70 pieces of rolling stock, Eisenhower WWII train museum  offers very short rides in summer

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:           11/22/2005


  WI
 
Green Bay
 
Neville Public Museum
 
210 Museum Place
 
Green Bay   WI    54303    
 
Phone   920 448-4460
 
Web Site  http://www.nevillepublicmuseum.org/
 
Description  history, art and science
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
New or Updated:    6/7/2004
 
  Wisconsin
Green Lake
1870's Railroad Depot Museum
554 Mill Street
Green Lake WI 54941
Phone 920 294-6194
Web Site http://www.wlhn.org/green_lake/dartford_historical_society.htm
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Civic
Owner/Operator: Dartford Historical Society

Wisconsin
Green Lake
Society Building
501 Mill Street
MAIL PO Box 638
Green Lake WI 54941
Phone 920 294-6194
Web Site http://www.wlhn.org/green_lake/dartford_historical_society.htm
Description extensive local records
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Library
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Dartford Historical Society
 
 

  WI

  Greenbush

  Wade House & Jung Carriage Museum

  Highway 23

  Greenbush  WI

  Phone   920 526-3271

  Web Site  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wadehouse/carriage.asp

  E-mail  mailto:wadehouse@whs.wisc.edu

  Description  1850's stagecoach stop and inn, more than 100 horsedrawn vehicles

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Collection A-F Carriages

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  Era  1850

  Owner/Operator:  Wisconsin Historical Society

  New or Updated: 10/18/2004


Wisconsin
Greenwood
Branstiter Museum
600 South Main Street
Greenwood WI
Phone 715 267-6368
Alt Phone 715 267-6205
Web Site http://www.clark-cty-wi.org/BranstiterMuseum.htm
Description building holds indoor street with 17 store fronts and other rooms with varied collections of local man, very limited hours
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

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  Wisconsin
Gustine
Gustine Museum
397 4th Street
Gustine WI 95322
Phone 209 854-2344
Web Site *****
Description cowboy tack & tools, dairy industry equipment, Bald Eagle Mine
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Industry /Profession Mining

 

  WI

  Hayward

  Sawyer County Historical Museum

  Highway B

  Hayward  WI

  Phone   715 634-8053

  Web Site  http://www.sawyercountyhist.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@SawyerCountyhist.org

  Description  Ojibwe culture, local community & industrial history in former DNR Ranger

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Logging

  Collection A-F Baskets

  Group Identity   Native American

  Era  1928

  New or Updated:  10/6/2004

 

  WI

  Hurley

  Iron County Historical Museum

  303 Iron Street

  Hurley WI  54534    

  Phone   715 561-2244

  Web Site  http://www.hurleywi.com/IronCountyHistory/

  Description  local logging, agricultural, mining history

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Courthouse

  New or Updated:   9/18/2004
 

  WI

  Kenosha

  Kenosha County History Center

  220 51st Place

  Kenosha  WI  53140    

  Phone   262 654-5770

  Web Site  http://www.kenoshahistorycenter.org/content/home.html

  E-mail  mailto:kchs@acronet.net

  Description  lighthouse & water pumping station on Simmons Island

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Lighthouse

  New or Updated: 10/13/2004

 

 

  WI

  Kenosha

  Kenosha Public Museum

  5500 First Avenue

  Kenosha  WI   53140    

  Phone  262 653-4140

  Alt Phone  262 653-4434

  Web Site  http://www.kenosha.org/museum/

  Description  natural history, decorative & fine arts, Native American Village, Fur

                    Trading Post

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Collection G-M  Ivory

  Collection  Paintings

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  4/4/2006

 

  WI

  Kenosha

  Civil War Museum

  Kenosha  WI

  Phone  262 551-5801

  Web Site  http://www.kenosha.org/museum//civilwar.html

  Alt Web  http://www.discoverwisconsin.com/events/event/?uid=03efec4354c1

  Description  TO OPEN in 2008

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection  Arms

  Collection  Prints

  Era  Civil War

 
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