Author: HistoryAdmin

January 19, 2023 HistoryAdmin

Our End of the Year 2022 issue of News & Notes features: A Message from our Historical Society’s President Curator’s Corner History Mysteries: Objects from the archives Recipes from a 1931 Cookbook and more!

October 22, 2022 HistoryAdmin

Where: DeForest Area Community & Senior Center When: Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00am Written by, directed by, and starring Jillann Gabrielle Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has been an international iconic figure since she married John Fitzgerald Kennedy and then became First Lady of the United States. Everyone who was alive during the tragedy of JFK’s assassination remembers where they were when they heard the news and then watching the funeral on TV—which Jackie orchestrated. An extremely private…

September 12, 2022 HistoryAdmin

Where: DeForest Area Community & Senior Center When: Tuesday, September 27 at 10:00am Presented by Jessica Michna Behind the genius of the Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, was their beloved and devoted sister, Katherine. She may be often overlooked by history but make no mistake, She was the integral variable in the equation that solved the mystery of controlled flight. This program is co-sponsored by the DeForest Area Public Library, the DeForest Area Community & Senior…