Author: HistoryAdmin

March 17, 2022 HistoryAdmin

Where: DeForest Area Community & Senior Center When: Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00am In the great oral tradition of the story teller, Sari Semple takes us back to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of the mid-nineteenth century. As Sari spins her tales the listener is transported to those hills. The stories blend together the folklore and the gritty reality of life in the ridges and hollers of Appalachia. These original stories, written and performed…

November 19, 2021 HistoryAdmin

Our Fall 2021 issue of News & Notes features: A Message from our Historical Society’s President Curator’s Corner Remembering the Early Rural and Community Schools A tasty fall recipe for Norwegian Meatballs and more!

October 16, 2021 HistoryAdmin

Where: DeForest Area Community & Senior Center When: Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00 am Reservations required for this event. Please email smiller@deforestcenter.org to reserve your spot. The iconic figure of Princess Diana Spencer shocked the entire world with her death in 1997. Jillann Gabrielle has her speaking from her grave as a spirit haunting the halls of Kensington Palace. And there is a twist…she has aged. She cut a deal with St. Peter at heaven’s…