Thursday, October 1, 2020

Tomah Area Historical Museum

From left are Kay Snider-Mark, Karen Snider, Phyllis Snider and Kim Snider-Jost. Contributed photo.
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:22am
Like mother, like daughters. Phyllis Snider of Tomah raised her daughters to be conscious of the role women played in election history. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, Snider and her daughters visited the Tomah Area Historical Museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave...
Hannah Scholze is always willing to talk about the basics of DNA and genealogy. She was the speaker at a workshop at the Tomah Area Historical Museum. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:18am
Is there royalty in your family? A tiny percent that just might justify displaying some lofty family crest or a photo of some king or queen that you can boast about being a distant, distant..., distant relative. That mystery continues to spur interest in genealogy and DNA research. Hannah Scholze...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:09am
Projected opening days have come and gone for the Tomah Area Historical Museum. The earlier this year the museum's board approved the purchase of a vacant building on the opposite end of Superior Avenue from its original location on Superior Avenue. The building is known by many as the former...
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:01am
Do you believe in things that go bump in the night, or day, or other strange and unusual things? The Tomah Area Historical Museum is hosting Chad Lewis to discuss the paranormal in Wisconsin. Do you believe in ghosts? UFO’s or mysterious creatures like werewolves, hodags or Bigfoot? Lewis is a...
Jim Weinzatl, Don Tralmer, Sharon Larkin and Mary Monroe were some of the packers and movers for the Tomah Area Historical Museum. Some of the items moved included two corner stones setting on the ground. They are standing behind a kerosene stove that belonged to Frosty and Joyce Mades. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:42am
It's age old wisdom that many hands make light work. That statement was put to a test over five days starting March 20 with a group of movers and shakers in Tomah's historical circle. A  more accurate description would be the packers and movers. The crew of volunteers converged at former Tomah Area...
The realtor signs on the former Shutter building will be replaced with signage for the Tomah Area Historical Museum sometime this year.  Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:52am
That sign erected on a vacant Superior Avenue lot proclaiming it the future site of the Tomah Area Historical Museum? That future was measured in years. That sign has been removed and now sits in storage inside the museum at 1112 Superior Ave. In a little over one month that sign will be moved to...

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