Arcadia, WI Historical Society

Arcadia, WI Historical Society A Society that promotes understanding of the History of the Arcadia Area
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To collect, care and share the local history of Arcadia, Dodge, Pine Creek and Waumandee. We will support, encourage and inform the community of the importance and need for preserving local and family history for future generations.

Love Lights at the Arcadia historical museum. A great time had by all. Thank you to Miss Arcadia for serving cookies and...
12/03/2023

Love Lights at the Arcadia historical museum. A great time had by all. Thank you to Miss Arcadia for serving cookies and punch, to the Holy Family orchestra for wonderful music, and to the Arcadia High School Accidentals for entertaining us. And thanks to everybody who attended

12/01/2023

Hi all. Correction on the time for Love Lights Saturday night. Love Lights will begin at 6:30 not at 6:00. Thanks!!

11/28/2023

It's Giving Tuesday. If you are so inclined the Arcadia, WI Historical Society is a great local charity doing wonderful things to preserve our heritage and memories. We appreciate our supporters and visitors. And please join us this Saturday night for the Love Lights tree lighting with music from the Holy Family orchestra and the Arcadia High School Accidentals

A great veterans day appreciation and some great shots of the Arcadia Historical society museum.  Thanks Jim and Nancy
11/11/2023

A great veterans day appreciation and some great shots of the Arcadia Historical society museum. Thanks Jim and Nancy

Nancy travels to the Arcadia Historical Society to discuss the history of wars and local veterans with Vietnam Veteran Jim Losinski.

10/12/2023

All, I forgot to mention the Holy Family strings concert will again be at the museum on Wednesday, December 6th. Please come and enjoy

10/12/2023

Thank you everyone for a wonderful season at the museum! We had a lot of visitors and a lot of new events. We are now closed for the season, but if you are interested in touring the museum give us a call and one of our wonderful volunteers will open up and share this treasure of Arcadia history with you. And join us for Love Lights on December 2nd and see us at Arcadia's Trunk and Treat on Halloween!

Update: Our website is back up and running. It was an issue with our previous domain host not leaving our redirect when ...
09/08/2023

Update: Our website is back up and running. It was an issue with our previous domain host not leaving our redirect when we cancelled site hosting with them. We should not experience any more issues with our site.

Hi all. We are aware of the issues connecting to our page. It's all in the hands of our domain provider, and our amazing tech person, Erin Dittner, is doing all she can. Please be patient with the process and keep checking back. We will be up and running again as soon as possible

Did a personal tour for my sister-in-law Ruth Schlesser and her classmate and friend  Ruth  (Klink) and husband Ray Land...
07/26/2023

Did a personal tour for my sister-in-law Ruth Schlesser and her classmate and friend Ruth (Klink) and husband Ray Landry. Our hours are Wednesday from 9-11:30, Friday through Sunday 10:00-3:00 but if those times don't work please contact us and we are always happy to open up. We want you to enjoy the museum

New displays at the Arcadia historical museum and a list of our hours.  You have got to visit us! I'm here today if you ...
06/11/2023

New displays at the Arcadia historical museum and a list of our hours. You have got to visit us! I'm here today if you are looking for a drive and something interesting to see and we have other great volunteers on the other days. Definitely worth the drive!

06/09/2023

Hello To All Kokott's and Kamla's:

My name is Bob Kokott, and we would love to hear from you!!! I am the son of Ivan Kokott, and grandson of Robert & Christina Kokott (Kamla). My brother Mike, his wife Jean, my Sister Chris, and her husband Steve, along with my wife Kitty, will be at the Arcadia Historical Society Museum, 401 S. Washington St. (608-769-8088) on Saturday, June 24th, between 11-2pm. We would love to meet our cousins and relatives. If you're not able to make it, you are welcome to contact me to chat or exchange stories. If you know another Kokott or Kamla, please pass this message along.

Sincerely,

Bob Kokott
414-322-7032
[email protected]
Hello To All Kokott's and Kamla's:

My name is Bob Kokott, and we would love to hear from you!!! I am the son of Ivan Kokott, and grandson of Robert & Christina Kokott (Kamla). My brother Mike, his wife Jean, my Sister Chris, and her husband Steve, along with my wife Kitty, will be at the Arcadia Historical Society Museum, 401 S. Washington St. (608-769-8088) on Saturday, June 24th, between 11-2pm. We would love to meet our cousins and relatives. If you're not able to make it, you are welcome to contact me to chat or exchange stories. If you know another Kokott or Kamla, please pass this message along.

Sincerely,

Bob Kokott
414-322-7032
[email protected]

Arcadia Public School 4th grade class came to the historical society museum and played Eye Spy,  finding Arcadia histori...
06/05/2023

Arcadia Public School 4th grade class came to the historical society museum and played Eye Spy, finding Arcadia historical items and then learning about them from our wonderful volunteers. What a great day

03/16/2023

Celebrating Jack Haines.

Come see us on February 12th 2023 for our Roast Beef and Potato Dumpling Dinner!  This is one of our main fundraisers.
01/19/2023

Come see us on February 12th 2023 for our Roast Beef and Potato Dumpling Dinner! This is one of our main fundraisers.

Looks like they had a great time!
01/06/2023

Looks like they had a great time!

Thank you Whitehall after school class for visiting our museum. You kids were awesome

Thank you Whitehall after school class for visiting our museum.  You kids were awesome
01/06/2023

Thank you Whitehall after school class for visiting our museum. You kids were awesome

11/18/2022

The Arcadia Area Historical Society is once again hosting a Community Love Light Ceremony.  For each donation of $3.00 you may sponsor a light "In Memory of..." and/or "In Honor o

Our website is up and running again, we are working on adding a members area so that anyone who is a paid member of the ...
10/19/2022

Our website is up and running again, we are working on adding a members area so that anyone who is a paid member of the AAHS can submit blog post request, and content to be added to the website. You can email us at [email protected] or submit a contact form on our website. We plan on starting a newsletter, that would contain stories that have been submitted by members.

FYI:  We are working on Website maintenance so our site is currently down.  We will update that when it is up again.
09/14/2022

FYI: We are working on Website maintenance so our site is currently down. We will update that when it is up again.

03/13/2022

Remember the Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Take-Out tomorrow.

12/11/2021

The Arcadia Mineral Springs were an ambitious project. The large hotel burned down and frequent flooding put an end to the attraction.

09/18/2021

Remember Sunday's presentation about Arcadia Area World War II Veterans -- As depicted in the Arcadia Newsleader during WW II. Starts at 1pm in the museum basement hall.

Presented by Eugene Arnold

Arcadia World War II Veterans Presentation
08/22/2021

Arcadia World War II Veterans Presentation

04/29/2021

Visit the quilt and button show this weekend at the historical society.

Love Lights 2020The list of memorials and honorees is now on the Arcadia Historical Society web page. Visit arcadiawihis...
12/18/2020

Love Lights 2020
The list of memorials and honorees is now on the Arcadia Historical Society web page. Visit arcadiawihistory.org to view them.

, Arcadia

02/14/2020

Beef and Dumpling Dinner this Sunday starting at 11. Join us!!

02/05/2019

Beef and Dumpling Dinner on February 17 from 11 to 1:30
Join us or Take out.

11/20/2018

It was fun watching these energetic kids.

11/15/2018

Love Lights is December 1. Please submit your memorials by November 28.

07/24/2018

Tonight’s the presentation. Don’t miss it.

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401 S Washington Street
Arcadia, WI
54612

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