The School Forests

Hello Forest County! As I was going through the agricultural and forestry artifacts that the Forest County Museum I came across a booklet entitled “Annual Report of the County Agricultural Agent in Forest County Wisconsin 1928”. On several of the pages there are notes from the Forest County Land Council, which organized on February 11, […]

Scribble and Scrawl

Hello Forest County Residents! This week I was getting the Forest County Historical Society Museum into shape for another summer season. While rearranging the school room exhibit I came across an interesting packet of papers. It was a high school newspaper created by the Crandon High School junior class in January of 1947. The two […]

Gibson Cemetery

Hello Forest County Residents! Everyone knows about the large town cemeteries located around the county but not everyone is aware of the smaller burial sites that are no longer used. Cemeteries hold valuable information for researchers and genealogists. The gravestones can give the person’s birth and death dates and the location of the person when […]

Early Pioneer Photographs Donated

Happy Easter Forest County Residents! This week digital copies of three photographs from the Bingham family were donated to the Crandon Public Library and Forest County Historical Society. This photograph features Henry Bingham and his wife Mary Ella Johnson Bingham with children:  Allen, Harriet, Nellie, Henry, Maud and  baby Ray.This picture was taken at a […]