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The Vernon County Historical Society operates four historical sites:

The Vernon County Museum
Old St. Mary's Church Museum
The Foreaker One Room Schoolhouse
The historic Sherry-Butt House


A Letter to the Members from the Board of Directors

Changes to the current By-Laws of the Society are proposed.
An informational meeting will be held Friday, November 1 at 4PM.
A vote will be taken to adopt the changes at the Annual Banquet
on November 17, 2019

Current By-Laws with proposed changes


Join us for the Annual Banquet!

Sunday, November 17, 2019
12 noon social, 12:30PM dinner - Viroqua American Legion


The Candy Cane Tour of Homes is HERE!

Sunday, December 8, 2019
1pm-5pm - Start with refreshments at the Museum


Happy Birthday Vernon County Museum Building!

Sherry-Butt 4th
The Vernon County Normal School, Viroqua, WI, in 1920,
shortly after opening to students.


Support Vernon County History
Annual Fund 2019


Vernon County Historical Society Coloring Book

Just in time for the holidays!
(Armistice Day (100th anniversary of the first observance at Buckingham Palace),
National Pizza with the Works, except Anchovies Day, National Peace Day,
International Day for Tolerance - Celebrate Peace, Pizza and Crayons!)
Suitable for children, adults, and childish adults, for only $10 each.


Vernon County Teacher & School Honor Roll

Read about the project and see the latest additions


Vernon County Museum Hours:

June-August: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM, and Saturday 10-2PM
September-October: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM
November-March: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12-4 PM
April-May: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM
Or by appointment.