History Programs

Rail Disaster in Neenah!
Wednesday, September 9th at 7:00 pm
A presentation by Dick Loehning on a rail disaster that took place over 100 years ago in Neenah.

Writing Historical Fiction
Thursday, October 15th at 7:00 pm
Local author Amanda Lauer will give practical advice on how to write historical fiction.

History of the Krueger Family
Thursday, November 19th at 7:00 pm
Join us as we learn from the current owners of Krueger's Hardware, Jim and Brian Webb, about the long history of their family's business in Neenah.

Neenah High School Hall of Fame
Thursday, January 21st at 7:00 pm
Jim Strick will discuss the recent inductees to the Neenah Joint School District Hall of Fame.

Beyond Scrapbooks & Shoe Boxes: Preserving the Papers of Your Family History
Thursday, February 18th at 7:00 pm
A presentation by Emil Hoelter, Processing Archivist at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

History of Making Beer in Neenah
Thursday, March 17th at 7:00 pm
A presentation by beer historian Lee Reiherzer.

Discovering Native American History in the Lake Winnebago Region
Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 pm
UW Oshkosh Professor Jeff Behm will present an intriguing timeline of Native American History in the Neenah and Menasha area.


All history programs are in the 1st floor Shattuck Community Room

The history programs are sponsored by the Neenah Historical Society and co-sponsored by the Neenah Public Library.