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The Silent Natural – Wisconsin Premiere

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The Silent Natural – Wisconsin Premiere

October 07, 2019

October 28, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. Presented by the Winnebago County Historical & Arch. Society Buy Tickets The Winnebago County Historical & Archaeological Society presents the Wisconsin Premiere with a VIP Red Carpet screening of The Silent Natural at The Grand Oshkosh. The film “The Silent Natural” is the inspirational story of William “Dummy” Hoy, a […]

History Book Club

September 26, 2019

Join our fun group that reads a different historical nonfiction title each month. The group meets the last Tuesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the historic Morgan House. Contact us if you are interested in joining the book club. WinnebagoHistoricalSociety@gmail.com 2019 TITLES January             In the Garden of Beasts – Erik Larson February           Endurance: […]

Winnebago County Historical & Archaeological Society Annual Meeting & Centennial Celebration

September 26, 2019

The public is invited to attend the Winnebago County Historical and Archaeological Society’s Annual Meeting and bring your family to our 100th Year celebration party on October 13. The Annual Meeting will take place from 2 – 3 pm on the 3rd floor of the Masonic Center, 204 Washington Avenue, Oshkosh. Built in 1924, the […]

Longbows and Feathered Shafts: Traditional Archery

September 23, 2019

Are you interested in the famous longbow or the graceful recurve bow? Are you curious about or thinking of trying your hand hunting with traditional archery gear? Museum Director Brad Larson will take you back to archery’s roots. Register by December 12. Cost is $8, Members enter code Member when in the cart, seniors enter code Seniors to reflect […]

Early Firearms History

September 23, 2019

Early Firearms History Saturday, Nov 16, 1 pm From the Medieval Era to the American Civil War, the only firearms were those that loaded from the muzzle. How did they function and shoot? Join Museum Director Brad Larson for an overview of firearm history. Various muzzle loading firearms will be available for inspection. Register by […]

On the Hunt, the History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

September 23, 2019

Robert Willging is a freelance outdoor and history writer whose work has appeared in Deer & Deer Hunting, Wisconsin Outdoor Journal, and Wisconsin Natural Resources to name just a few. He is the author of two books, On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin and History Afield: Stories from the Golden Age of […]

The Exhumation of Grignon Family Remains

September 23, 2019

Unmarked graves were discovered in Butte des Morts: Who found them?  In what year? What was their story? As the story unfolds you will learn about a number of incredulous twists and turns and unusual circumstances that will astound you.  The program will feature actual photographs and records from the exhumation found in the archives […]

How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century

September 23, 2019

“I am torn between the wilderness of my youth and the white world we call civilization.” Author Louis Clark III (Two Shoes) was born and raised on the Oneida Reservation. He is a member of the Iroquois Confederacy, Bear Clan, and currently lives in Omro, WI. His book is a collection of poems that reveal a […]

Electronic Voice Phenomenon

September 23, 2019

Oct 18, 6 pm Tim Woolworth, founder of both Paranormal Study and ITC Voices, will explain a well known paranormal investigation technique called EVP – Electronic Voice Phenomenon. He will present evidence and theories on how EVP is possible. Plus, Tim will show you how you too can communicate with the dead using very common […]

Presenting the Paranormal Phenomena

September 23, 2019

Tim Maile and Todd Arnold, Co-Founders of Fox Cities Paranormal Team will share their ideas on paranormal phenomena, what being a paranormal investigator means to them, and share stories from investigations throughout Wisconsin, including investigations at Oshkosh Public Museum. If you have an interest in the paranormal or just want to learn more about what […]