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Kewaunee County Historical Society Newsletters

These newsletters are here as a convenience to our out of county visitors to stay up to date about the activities of the Kewaunee County Historical Society.   Please help us continue this convenience with a donation to the KCHS.  Any size donation would be greatly appreciated to help defray our costs of printing and postage.  The file is in PDF format and may be printed for your own personal use.

 

January 2010

April 2010

October 2009

The Old Bohemian Hall

Ray Selner, The voice of the Czech immigrants

Walking to School with Louis  - Louis Fichta

Donations to KCHS

Edwin Alberts' Legacy to Kewaunee County

KCHS Recognizes Volunteer Efforts

July 2009

THREE SISTERS - shipwreck at Dyckesville

Hoppe's Boarding house - A home away from home

Historic Heider Barn lost in morning Blaze

Carlton Town presentation

Annabell Kelly - Orphan Train Rider

April 2009

Dr. Julius Bellin by Jerry Abitz - Born in Kewaunee County and namesake for Bellin Hospital

The Pelishek Blacksmith Shop by Al Briggs - The blacksmith shop in Carlton Township

Destination   North eastern Wisconsin by Jerry Abitz - routes from Europe through the east coast ports to Kewaunee County

Musky Tales by Jill Dopke - Musky fishing in Kewaunee County

James Pierce Patriot, Convict, Pioneer and town founder by Jill Dopke - Town of Pierce

January 2009

Frontier Saloon Tragedy

News from the Museum - Custer's last stand

Blahnik Heritage Park

KCHS Annual meeting and presentation on Carlton

Finding your family in Kewaunee County - Genealogy research

The Duvall Mound

October 2008

East Twin River School

Courthouse square

Reviving the past

Casco post 319 rasies funds

Bruemmer house 100 year birthday party

 

July 2008

LESTER GILLIS (BABY FACE NELSON)   By Jerry Abitz

WAVERLY GARDENS AND AUGUST’S MOONSHINE  By Jill Dopke

THE SPIRITUALIST CEMETERY IN KEWAUNEE COUNTY  By Bruce Vandervest

BEER STEINS By Jerry Abitz

ELIZABETH CLEMENT GRANDDAUGHTER OF QUEEN MARINETTE BURIED IN SCARBORO By Jill Dopke

NEWS FROM THE RESEARCH CENTER - Hans Nell - By Virginia Johnson

Janesville’s Parker Pen Company -  Roots of company from Algoma

Luxemburg Now and Then 1937 and 2007 is July's silent movie at the Research Center. The movies begin at 1:00 on Friday, July 18, 2008. There is no charge for this event, which is open to all.

Trygvie Jensen, author of Wooden Boats & Iron Men, a History of Commercial Fishing, presents the Shanty Days' program at the Research Center, 219 Steele St. in Algoma, on Friday afternoon, August 8, 2008, at 1:30.

Book Review Lives and Legends of the Christmas Tree Ships By Virginia Johnson

KCHS T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE AT THE RESEARCH CENTER AND BY MAIL

Northeastern Wisconsin Czech Festival By Orv Konop The Northeastern Wisconsin Czech Festival will be held Saturday, August 2nd, and Sunday, August 3rd, at the Kewaunee County Ag. Heritage Farm located at N2251 State

BANK OF LUXEMBURG By Jerry Abitz

LUXEMBURG CENTENNIAL By Jerry Abitz

KCHS ANNUAL FUND DRIVE By Jerry Abitz

NEW KCHS DIRECTORS By Jerry Abitz  Lori Birr, Bevan Laird, Al Briggs

April 2008

SVOBODA ALTARS  By Jerry Abitz

“OLD WORLD” GERMAN METTWURST   Marvin and Murial Gruetzmacher

HISTORY OF BRUEMMERVILLE

FIRST HOSPITAL IN KEWAUNEE  CMEJLA HOME

FUND DRIVE  An envelope is included for the annual fund drive

DISAPPEARING BARNS

NEWS FROM THE MUSEUM  IWEN FAMILY LOANS  “INDIAN DEED ROCK”

LUXEMBURG CENTENNIAL

KCHS ANNUAL MEETING  By Jerry Abitz  The Kewaunee County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, May 3rd at Knudson Hall, also known as the Dugout located in Algoma.

BOOK REVIEW   LAKE MICHIGAN ROCK  PICKER’S GUIDE

HUNTER OF KEWAUNEE   AN ACCOUNT OF AN EXCITING ENCOUNTER WITH A WILDCAT By Ransom A. Moore

January 2008

Muskrat City Sportsmen's Club

Frozen by the Peshtigo Fire

A Duck Situation

Evidence of Prehistoric People in Kewaunee County

The Heavenly Inn; The Perry House

Louis Van Dycke - Founder of Dyckesville

News from the Museum - Emma Lutien - First woman Sheriff of Kewaunee County

News at the Research Center - Hans Nell

Historic Autograph Book - Jeanne Biebel

New production Editor - Rhonda Hanson

The Mushroom Picker - Jill Dopke

 

October 2007 

Montpelier celebrates 150 years

Kunigunde Bargmann - A woman to be remembered

Alive with Spirits

Free Thinkers Cemetery Revisited

William H. Timlin: Supreme Court Justice

Nellie DeBaker: A Woman with the "Right Stuff"

Commercial History of Algoma

News from the KCHS Research Center

Volunteer Dinner

Year end Fund Drive

Ag Heritage Days

Northeastern Convention

Cemetery Walk

Patrick Dewane presents: "The Mushroom Picker"

 

April 2007 - Scanned copy