Category: Featured Items

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!

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.