Category: Featured Items

August 3, 2022 HistoryAdmin

Our Summer 2022 issue of News & Notes features: A Message from our Historical Society’s President Curator’s Corner The Lyster House: A Unique Home for the Chamber of Commerce History Mysteries: Objects from the archives and more!

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.

November 22, 2019 HistoryAdmin

If you are interested in local history, want to find out how you can help the Historical Society, or just curious about what we do, grab a copy of our brochure. You can pick up a copy at the Library Historical Gallery and at the DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce.