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Raise the Elevator

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2016 Holiday Happening

“Christmas in the Good Old Days” is  the theme for the 12th annual Holiday Happening luncheon  being held Saturday, December 3, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Center in Adams. The event invites individuals or groups to decorate their own tables of 8 guests in the Christmas in the Good Old Days theme or a theme of … Continue reading »

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2016 Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 1, 2016. Once again, the stories of the people buried in Adams County cemeteries, came alive through the “spirits”  representing them at the Adams County Historical Society’s popular Cemetery Tour. This year the society revisited the Mount Repose, St. Leo’s and East Arkdale Cemeteries. This Action Team project was aided by a grant from … Continue reading »

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Bohemian Hall Stage Curtain Now at Adams County Heritage Center

The Bohemian Hall stage curtain is now exhibited in the historical society’s Adams County Heritage Center. The painting showing a scene from near Prague, Czech Republic was painted by Richard Rose (in Czech: Ruzicka) probably in the late 1920s.The curtain hung for many years on the stage of the Bohemian Hall in Friendship.

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Announcing: K- A Girl’s Life in Friendship, 1905-’06

K – A Girl’s Life in Friendship, 1905-’06: At “Tea With Katherine”  on Saturday, November 29th young Katherine McGowan (Erin Pease) showed guests around “her” house while author Sharon Hart Addy signed copies of K – A Girl’s Life In Friendship, 1905-’06 and guests enjoyed tea and cakes in the dining room and parlor. K … Continue reading »

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ACHS Meetings

The Adams County Historical Society Board of Directors meets except as noted elsewhere at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday 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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2016 McGowan House Tours

The McGowan House is now closed for the season.  Tours may 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 reopen for tours  May through September 2016 on Saturday … Continue reading »

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