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Events: History Chats

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Marathon County Historical Society History Chats: June Dairy Month

Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society online for a series of short programs about important pieces of local history! In June, we'll take a well-rounded look at the local dairy industry.

  • Attend Thu., 6/24/21, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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6/18/21: History Chats | Marathon County's Dairy Products
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we answer the question, where does the milk go (from dairy farms)? Gary Gisselman looks at the various dairy products produced in Marathon County. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org. We are also announcing the winners of our architectural history scavenger hunt during this stream. If you missed it, you can see the program we did to show all the answers here: https://youtu.be/KKIEBqDVBIM

6/12/21: The Answers (to the architecture scavenger hunt)
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In our last issue of our Wanigan Newsletter, we had included a scavenger hunt featuring pictures of unique bits of historical architecture. Today we show you the answers! The submissions have now closed. Winners will be announced this Thursday. June 17, 2021.

6/11/21: History Chats | Rural Architecture
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are continuing our observance of Dairy Month, with a look at Rural Architecture. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store and the Friends of the Wausau Historic Landmark Commission. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org.

6/4/21: History Chats | The County Ag School
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are kicking off a celebration of Dairy Month, with a look at one of the first County institutions set up to educate farmers: The County Agricultural School. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store and the Friends of the Wausau Historic Landmark Commission. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org.

5/28/21: History Chats | Grant School
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are wrapping up Historic Preservation Month with a discussion of Grant School. From its start as an early landmark of Wausau’s west side to the recent controversy over a school referendum. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store and the Friends of the Wausau Historic Landmark Commission. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org.

5/21/21: History Chats | The Railroad Depots
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are looking at the stories of the railroad depot buildings, as part of our celebration of Historic Preservation Month in May. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store and the Friends of the Wausau Historic Landmark Commission. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org.

5/14/21: History Chats | The Federal Building
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are looking at the story of the Federal Building, as part of our celebration of Historic Preservation Month in May. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store and the Friends of the Wausau Historic Landmark Commission. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org.

5/7/21: History Chats | The Plumer Mansion
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are looking at the story of the Plumer Mansion, as part of our celebration of Historic Preservation Month in May. History Chats is supported by the generous sponsorship from Janke Book Store and the Friends of the Wausau Historic Landmark Commission. Thanks also to the support form our members that make this possible. To become a sponsor or member and support the preservation of your local history, visit our website at www.marathoncountyhistory.org.

4/30/21: History Chats | Wausau Insurance
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are finishing the month-long theme of the companies that "Put Wausau on the Map," with Wausau Insurance. Wausau has been at the center of the identity of Employers Mutual of Wausau (later Wausau Insurance) in a way no other company has ever been. And naturally the insurance company became very important to the city of Wausau.

4/23/21: History Chats | Wausau Homes
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Join us for this mid-day discussion of a local history topic. Today we are talking about the history of Wausau Homes. From humble beginnings to a major innovator in the home construction business, countless people ended up living in a pre-fabricated unit created here.