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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

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Starting Feb.1st - NEW HOURS! open at 11AM

Our winter schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11AM to 4PM
These hours are for November through March.

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February Program at the Museum:
“Midwestern Boys” to U.S. Presidents

Local historian Veronica Kleiber profiles
Herbert Hoover of Iowa and Harry Truman of Missouri.
Tuesday, February 7 @ 7PM


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Snow Road, 1929


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Great Gift for the New Year!
Country Schoolhouses of Vernon County, Wisconsin

school book


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National Votes for Women Trail Marker Dedication

Votes for Women Trail Marker


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Read about Local History Topics:

Wisconsin's largest rural African American settlement - Cheyenne Valley
and
Logging on the Kickapoo and the story of the "The Fatal Oak"

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Vernon County Museum Hours:

June-August: Monday thru Friday 11-4 PM, and Saturday 10-2PM
September-October: Monday thru Friday 11-4 PM
November-March: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 11-4 PM
April-May: Monday thru Friday 11-4 PM
Or by appointment — contact us to schedule a time.
The museum is closed on major holidays.