Adult Program

History Program-Saving History

Saving History-Saving Neenah, An Overview of Historic Preservation Efforts in Our Community.

In honor of historic preservation month we will present updates from the Neenah Landmarks Commission including their upcoming Stewardship Awards Program, the Neenah Historical Society and its program with the Neenah Joint School District "If Neenah's Walls Could Talk," and a screening of the portion of the Wisconsin Public Television program "Remarkable Homes of Wisconsin" which featured the Havilah Babcock home in Neenah.  Owner Peter Adams will provide commentary on the making of this recently released documentary.

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

Date of Event: 
Apr 16 2015 - 7:00pm

History Program-The Civil War and Central Wisconsin

Did you know that this year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War? Join us as the Neenah Historical Society and the Neenah Public Library feature local historian, Kim Heltemes, when he presents "The Civil War and Central Wisconsin," on Thursday, March 19th, at 7 pm. Much has been written and presented on the Civil War, but what about our local story? What role did our citizens play in this historic conflict? Were citizens in favor of the war? What role did our local soldiers play in the famous battle at Gettysburg? Bringing the Civil War story home to our community will be Mr. Heltemes' goal as he presents this unique program. 

Date of Event: 
Mar 19 2015 - 7:00pm

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