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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


Support Vernon County History
Annual Fund 2019


Join us for the April Program at the Museum:
Ho-Chunk History: Past, Present & Future
Tuesday, April 2, 7pm

William “Nąąwącekǧize” Quackenbush, Ho-Chunk Deer Clan Member and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer will speak about the continual presence of the Ho-Chunk throughout the Driftless region.


Upcoming Programs at the Museum:
Spring 2019


NEW! Vernon County Historical Society Coloring Book

Just in time for the holidays!
(Mardi Gras, International Women's Day, Ides of March, and St. Patrick's Day)
Suitable for children, adults, and childish adults, for only $10 each.


Updated! 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.