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all four sites

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


Our fall schedule is Monday through Friday, 11AM to 4PM
These hours are for October.


October Program at the Museum:
Science, Sympathy, and Social Change: the Power of Civil War Medicine

Dr. Sharon Ann Holt will present this program, which will include stories of
battlefield injuries, the profession of nursing, and medical innovations of the
Civil War era.

Tuesday, October 3, 7PM


T-shirts! Get your t-shirts!

Support the Vernon County Historical Society and help promote local history by buying a t-shirt or sweatshirt with our logo on it.

Available in a variety of colors, sizes, and styles. Purchase online from Bonfire



Two new books are available from the museum:
Women's Work and Vernon County goes to War

Each booklet is about 52 pages long and full of illustrations.



new awning

The Vernon County Museum gets a new awning and name.


Support the Vernon County Historical Society:
Annual Fund 2023


Vernon County Museum Hours:

June/July/Aug/Sept:      Monday - Friday 11-4; Saturday 10-2
April/May/October:       Monday - Friday 11-4
Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar:  Tuesday/ Wednesday/Thursday 11-4
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT — contact us to schedule a time
The museum is closed on major holidays.