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Museum NEEDS YOUR HELP!
The Hollenstein Wagon and Carriage Factory and its adjacent Hollenstein House,  Fire Station and Cigar Factory are open for tours through the end of October, 2016.  The museum is open on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from May through October.  Hours are 1:30 to 4:30 pm.  Admission is free; donations are appreciated. For visits to the museum on other days and times by appointment, Admission is $10.00 per person. Admission is free for children under 12, and for school and scout groups. **The museum needs additional hosts and hostesses to help greet visitors to our historical museum. Greeters are needed in the wagon factory and the adjacent house. No experience or training is needed; membership in the society is not required. If you would like to help, even if only once during the season, please call Barb Larsen at 920-387-2248 or Dana Bartelt at 920-387-7170.
Downtown Open House Event - May 13, 2017
The museum complex will be open in conjunction with the Downtown Open House event on Saturday, May 13, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Stop in at the wagon factory, the Hollenstein home, the original fire house, and the cigar factory to learn more about the history of Mayville. Our wedding gown collection, complete with headdresses and photos of the original wearers, dates back to the late 1800's. Stroll down Main Street, just one block away, and visit the White Limestone Museum to enjoy a program on the area iron industry. The historic Audubon Inn will run a video on the Haricot Marsh in its film studio. Check out the ongoing vintage fashion shows with hair styling at the beautiful old Ruedebusch building. If you have a classic car, park it along Main Street to add to the atmosphere!
Richfield Historical Society Events April-May 2017
Richfield Historical Society is hosting a presentation "Wisconsin's Underwater Treasures" by Matt Kadow. It takes place at Richfield Fire Hall, 2008 Highway 175, Richfield, Wisconsin, on Thursday, April 27, from 7 to 9 pm. Richfield will also host "Step Back in Time", tours at the Park with activities. Tour the Messer/Mayer Mill, Mill House & Welcome Center at Richfield Historical Park, 4399 Pleasant Hill Road, Richfield, WI 53076 on May 14, from 12-3 pm. Jerry Apps will discuss his latest book, "Never Curse the Rain" at the Richfield Fire Hall on Thursday, May 25 from 7-9 pm, at Richfield Fire Hall, 2008 Highway 175, Richfield, WI 53076.
Mayville Historical Society
"Looking to the future to preserve our past"
1 North German Street, Mayville, Wisconsin 53050