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The Heritage Center Elevator Will Be Built!

Thanks to Many Generous Donors   (Click to view)     Currently, the Adams County Heritage Center’s rear facade looks like this with a 2nd story doorway opening onto a balcony landing.  Previously, there were stairs leading from the landing to the parking lot below.         A rough artist’s concept of how the … Continue reading »

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Society Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 8th

The annual meeting of the Adams County Historical Society will take place on Tuesday May 8 at 5:00 pm at the Heritage Center in Friendship. Following the meeting at 7:00 pm we will have a special program featuring historian and author Peter Shrake discussing his book, The Silver Man, The Life and Times of Indian Agent … Continue reading »

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“Friendship, Wisconsin – A History” Now on Sale

    Local author Dennis McFarlin’s  newly published book Friendship, Wisconsin – A History is now available for sale at the Adams County Historical Society’s Heritage Books & Gifts at 311 Main Street, Friendship, Wisconsin. The two volume Friendship, Wisconsin – A History chronicles the history of a small village in central Wisconsin. Dennis M. McFarlin grew … Continue reading »

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Local History Books on Sale in Society’s Heritage Books & Gifts shop.

The books listed below are in stock and on sale at the Adams County Historical Society’s Heritage Books & Gifts shop, 311 Main Street, Friendship, Wisconsin.  The books are also available by mail; send remittance with name and address to Adams county Historical Society, PO Box 264, Friendship, WI 53934.  Add $5  per individual book … Continue reading »

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Cemetery Tour 2017

Adams County Historical Society’s 2017 Cemetery Tour What stories were told at the Adams County Historical Society’s “Cemetery Tour 2017”.  Since 2003 members of the society have told the stories of the deceased at Adams County cemeteries.  This year’s tour included the deceased’s stories at Colburn/Leola, Pine Grove and New Chester Cemeteries. The tour traveled … Continue reading »

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Raise the Elevator

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ACHS Meetings

The Adams County Historical Society Board of Directors meets except as noted elsewhere at 5:00 pm on the second Tuesday of January, March, April, June, July, September, October and December at the Adams County Heritage Center, 311 Main Street, Friendship, WI.  Meetings are open to the public ACHS Membership Meetings are held at the same time and place … Continue reading »

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McGowan House Tours

The McGowan House is now closed for the season.  Tours may still be arranged by appointment.  To make an appointment, stop in at the Adams County Heritage Center at 311 Main Street in Friendship during open hours, or call 608-339-7733, 608-339-6867 or 608-339-2199. The McGowan House will re-open for tours starting in May 2018 and … Continue reading »

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