Category: Featured Items

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 29, 2020 HistoryAdmin

Including boxes for cigars, stationery, recipes, candy, and more.  All from the Society’s Collection. The display case is located in the library outside the DeForest Area Historical Society’s gallery. This collection can be viewed for a limited time during library hours.

February 17, 2020 HistoryAdmin

The sign and Depot Agent’s message box on the east side of the restored DeForest Railroad Depot are exact reproductions. The original “Railroad Express Agency” sign is part of the society railroad artifacts collection. The Depot Agent’s message box was reconstructed using information provided in an archival photograph of the building taken during the 1930s.