Category: Archived Events

Past Events From The DeForest Area Historical Society

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…

June 7, 2022 HistoryAdmin

The DeForest Area Historical Society invites you to visit The Hansen-Newell-Bennett House Explore this historic home, located at 119 East Elm Street in DeForest. Come and see how folks lived in the early 1900s, before electricity. Learn about local history through displays, including historical information on early schools, churches, and businesses in the area. 2022 Open House Tour Dates (Sundays): June 12 July 10 August 14 September 11 October 9 Guided tours offered from 1:00…