Glenwood Area Historical Society

Glenwood Area Historical Society The mission of the Glenwood Area Historical Society is to preserve the history of our rural areas and of our small-towns.

12/16/2019
Had a great time today at Glenwood City ,Historical Society Annual Meeting !    Arlyn Colby ,From Barron Speaker on Vint...
10/28/2019

Had a great time today at Glenwood City ,Historical Society Annual Meeting !
Arlyn Colby ,From Barron Speaker on Vintage Trains in the surrounding areas ! & Live Music 🎼 By the
Camp Dawgs , singing old train songs !!!

FALL MEETING 🍁🍂🍁OCTOBER 27 th At Glenwood City Community Center , Come & Hear “Arlyn Colby “ from Barron ,Wi. Speak on  ...
09/26/2019

FALL MEETING 🍁🍂🍁OCTOBER 27 th At Glenwood City Community Center ,
Come & Hear “Arlyn Colby “ from Barron ,Wi. Speak on “Early Area Railroads “. Also hear the “Camp Dawgs” sing & play Old railroad songs
Music 🎶 Starts at 1:00 -Speaker at 2:00. 🍁 A Lunch will be served . 🍂🍁🍂🎶🍂🎶🍂🍁🎶🍂🎶🍁🍂🎶🍁🍂🎶

Thank you Everyone for stopping in & visiting with us  !  We will be open tomorrow , Sunday B4 Parade  @ 10:00 maybe soo...
09/07/2019

Thank you Everyone for stopping in & visiting with us ! We will be open tomorrow , Sunday B4 Parade
@ 10:00 maybe sooner
COFFEE , Doughnuts, Water, Soda
available

08/24/2019

Growing up in Glenwood City
by; Mrs . Hazel Long Peterson
( The Book ) 👍
$5.00 available on Friday’s 1/5
And we will be OPEN @ Museum most of the day on Saturday & Sunday during RUSTIC LORE DAYS 🌺🌿🌺🌿🌺🌿
Stop in For Coffee & Cookies on Friday’s 1-5
& Saturday & Sunday during
RUSTIC LORE DAYS 🌺🌿🌺🌿🌺🌿🌺

08/24/2019

“Growing up in Glenwood City “
By;
Mrs. Hazel Long Peterson
Is now available

08/21/2019

Stop in for coffee & cookies
Glenwood History museum
1:00-5:00
Friday’s

Glenwood Area Historical Society
08/05/2019

Glenwood Area Historical Society

Glenwood Area Historical Society
08/05/2019

Glenwood Area Historical Society

07/28/2019

Stop in and See us on Friday’s 1-5
Coffee & Homemade
Cookies !
And hear about our New
“ OLD BETSY PROJECT “ 🖤

SpreadMusicNow
02/07/2019
SpreadMusicNow

SpreadMusicNow

Playing instruments builds life skills.

EDIT: with our apologies for the incorrect technique and instrument size displayed in the photo from the original article.

Fall Program - Sunday, November 1, 20152:00 PMGlenwood City Community CenterFree-will lunch served after the meeting.Fea...
10/28/2015

Fall Program - Sunday, November 1, 2015

2:00 PM
Glenwood City Community Center
Free-will lunch served after the meeting.
Featured Speakers:

Charl and Joe Draxler (pictured with granddaughter Maddie Jensen) will tell of their experiences drilling wells in third-world countries with the Living Water organization.
and
Wesley Franklin, a Senior at Glenwood City High School, will share about his visit to the WWII Museum, Paris and the beaches of Normandy, France.

We held the Wayne Peterson Memorial Concert on September 10, 2015 at the Peterson Valley View Farm. It was a touching tr...
09/16/2015

We held the Wayne Peterson Memorial Concert on September 10, 2015 at the Peterson Valley View Farm. It was a touching tribute to one of our founders.

Getting ready for Rustic Lore Days and the Wayne Peterson Memorial Concert.  Join us at Peterson's Valley View Farm on T...
09/10/2015

Getting ready for Rustic Lore Days and the Wayne Peterson Memorial Concert. Join us at Peterson's Valley View Farm on Thursday, September 10th for a chicken dinner at 5:00 PM and a concert on the farm at 6:00 PM.

08/09/2015

We had a great day at the History Center today. Several lovers of history came in to see our many exhibits. We're open again next Saturday from 1 to 4 PM. Stop in!

Our display at the St. Croix country Fair.
07/18/2015

Our display at the St. Croix country Fair.

05/15/2015

We are planning our display at the St. Croix County Fair that opens in Glenwood City on July 15, 2015. We hope you will stop in. We'll have a daily drawing and will sell copies of our book, too.

12/27/2014

We've now sold almost 300 books and we're getting lots of great reviews. Thanks for your support.

12/09/2014

We've sold over 200 books so far and the books are getting great reviews.

They are on sale in Glenwood at Norm's Barber Shop, All That and More, YoYo's and Glenhaven. In Downing at the Downing Cafe and in Boyceville at This, That and Everything. You can order right here on Facebook, too.

On the second day of our book signing we were joined by Ruthie Herdahl Neumann, Ernie Severson and Jean Booth. Roger Lin...
11/17/2014

On the second day of our book signing we were joined by Ruthie Herdahl Neumann, Ernie Severson and Jean Booth. Roger Lindeloff, Elsa Spaeth and Shirley Stone were also there to sign books. We have 32 authors in all.

11/17/2014

We're taking orders and mailing out our book. It's getting great reviews.

The cost of each book is $15.
For one book add $3.50 postage and handling
For two books add $4.50 postage and handling
For three books add $5.00 postage and handling

Mail your check to: Willi Neumann (Treasurer of the Historical Society) 601 Maple Street, Glenwood City, WI 54013

We'll mail your package to you right away. Thanks.

The Glenwood Area Historical Society is proud to present our book 'Echoes of Our Past: the Way it Was.'  today we are ha...
11/13/2014

The Glenwood Area Historical Society is proud to present our book 'Echoes of Our Past: the Way it Was.' today we are having a book signing at Glenhaven in Glenwood City. We're having a very nice response.

The Glenwood Area Historical Society proudly announces the release of our  long-a awaited book, 'Echoes of Our Past the ...
11/13/2014

The Glenwood Area Historical Society proudly announces the release of our long-a awaited book, 'Echoes of Our Past the Way It Was.' this lovely book contains 66 stories written by 22 different authors. It is easy to read and as many, many pictures. The beautiful cover art was designed and painted by Alicia Nilo. The book will be on sale for $15 a copy at Norm's barber shop on Oak Street in Glenwood city.

We are proud and excited to announce the release of our book, 'Echoes of Our Past; The Way it Was.'  On November 7 and 8...
11/12/2014

We are proud and excited to announce the release of our book, 'Echoes of Our Past; The Way it Was.' On November 7 and 8th we had our first two book signing events. You can purchase your copy at 'Norm's Barber Shop' or the 'All That and More,' store on Oak Street in Glenwood City or you may also contact any of the board members or let us know on this site. The books are beautiful and they make great Christmas gifts.

Joan
10/24/2014

Joan

GLENWOOD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS

“Sincerely Ellen”

Glenwood City's 2nd Lt. Ellen G. Ainsworth
Wisconsin's Most Honored WWII Woman


SUNDAY OCTOBER 26th
NOON LUNCH 12:00-1:30
PROGRAM 2:00


HOLY CROSS CHURCH FELLOWSHIP HALL
615 Maple Street, GLENWOOD CITY, WI

The Glenwood Area Historical Society proudly presents the program,
“Sincerely Ellen” at the Annual Fall Meeting. Chef Willi Neumann again will have another luncheon meal prepared for us serving from noon to 1:30. The program will start at 2:00 P.M. with WWII Musical numbers by Angela Hielmeier and Carol Kelm's Dance Group.

Ellen's life, like so many other Americans her age became involved in a terrible war following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Please join us to hear Ellen's story of how she has been and still is being honored for her courage, heroism, and personal sacrifice.


Coffee and drinks will also be available after the program
PUBLIC WELCOME

Phil Herdahl, my dad, was thrilled to learn that we have a full Downing Band uniform, complete with the banner, on displ...
09/11/2014

Phil Herdahl, my dad, was thrilled to learn that we have a full Downing Band uniform, complete with the banner, on display at the History building. This dates from the 1930's. We have a picture of the band, complete with the names of all the participants, too.

Glen haven and Havenwood
08/29/2014

Glen haven and Havenwood

Glenwood Area Historical Society's cover photo
08/22/2014

Glenwood Area Historical Society's cover photo

Welcome to Glenwood City
08/22/2014

Welcome to Glenwood City

Welcome to Glenwood City

An outdoor picnic near Downing, WI around 1910.
08/06/2014

An outdoor picnic near Downing, WI around 1910.

08/06/2014

We had a great board meeting tonight with ten members present. We have 66 stories ready for publication in our new book, which now has the working title, "Echoes from our Past -- the way it was." This is going to be a wonderful book full of people's stories and many, many pictures. We are excited!

08/05/2014

We are busy putting together our newest book.

The Glenwood Area Historical Society is headquartered in the old Odd Fellows hall near the top of the hill on Oak Street...
08/05/2014

The Glenwood Area Historical Society is headquartered in the old Odd Fellows hall near the top of the hill on Oak Street in Glenwood City, WIsconsin.

Address

PO Box 55
Glenwood City, WI
54013

Opening Hours

Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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