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.
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!
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 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.The museum may be opened by request for special tours.
Contact us at least one week in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the office phone voice mail (608) 846-6698.