The Crandon Area Historical Society is excited to announce the release of the first episode of our local history podcast titled Tree Rings, produced and hosted by Isak Drangstveit and Bryce Marshall. This premiere episode features the story of the 1918 Spanish flu and its impact on Forest county residents over a century ago. Hosts […]
Its name may say “historical,” but the Crandon Area Historical Society is taking advantage of current trends to allow secure and convenient technology for its Membership Campaign. For the first time since the Society was established, individuals and businesses may now join the society or renew their memberships online. To use the online payment feature […]
After a couple months of sitting empty, like so many things during COVID-19, the Historical Society case at the Crandon Public Library has a new display. The theme, BOOKS BUILD BETTER BRAINS, encourages reading to children to bring knowledge, wonder and joy into their lives. The books featured are mostly children’s books from the […]
The Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society dba Crandon Area Historical Society is inviting its members and anyone interested in becoming a member to attend their annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 19, 2020. Due to current guidelines limiting gatherings, this meeting will be held virtually using the Zoom app. Simply download the app on […]
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.