Enjoy this Throwback Thursday article, highlighting the news of Forest County 117 years ago today.
Enjoy this Throwback Thursday article, highlighting the news of Forest County 89 years ago today.
Tired of staying in? Looking for something to do this summer? The Crandon Historical Society after careful consideration has decided to reopen the Carter House Museum, located on the corner of Hazeldell and Jackson streets for public viewing. The Carter House dates back to the year 1902. It has been used as a church, hall […]
Memorial Day celebration in Crandon.
An Eagle Service Project, the culmination of a Scout’s commitment to an intensive advancement program, must demonstrate leadership of others while benefitting the scout’s community, school or another non-profit organization. It is estimated that Eagle Projects contribute approximately 3 million hours of community service every year. Local veteran’s-service organizations have loyally marked the graves of […]
Numerous photos of Lake Metonga Camp exist in our collection.
Forest Republican. June 10, 1926. Crandon Hospital on North End of Metonga Photo mystery Solved
Exciting news for those of you interested in researching either your Forest County family tree or the history of our county! The State Historical has recently announced a third-wave of a digitization grant which enables them to add to their holdings in the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America digital newspaper repository. Not having been to […]
We interrupt this Lake Metonga series blog post for an important message about John F. Kennedy’s visit to Crandon which included a fishing report from Lake Metonga! What??? That’s just crazy! I agree. This is what happened. As I was conducting my research for the Metonga presentation, I was searching the Crandon Public Library’s Newspaper […]