Author Archive | Christine

Civil War Item Roll Call in Marathon County

The Woodson History Center (home of the Marathon County Historical Society) in Wausau is still filled with scaffolding, paint brushes and ladders. But the inaugural exhibit commemorating the Civil War Sesquicentennial  for this space is already starting to take shape. And so are the many programs that will complement the exhibit. The very first of these […]

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BOW: having fun & conquering fears!

Greta and I were treated to an amazing weekend at Treehaven this last week. We were given a gift certificate to Becoming an Outdoors Woman Summer Workshop– something new to both of us. We both enjoy the outdoors and are often found camping, hiking, biking, gardening and such. We had no idea what to expect, […]

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Sterling Hall Memories

It has been 40 years (August 24, 1970) since the bombing of Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. In recognition Oral History Project at UW Madison and Wisconsin Story Project are taking up the task of collecting memories from those who remember that day. A booth has been set up at Memorial Library […]

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Autumn Harvest Trail

Harvest time is a great time to get out and explore Wisconsin! There are a cornucopia of activities, festivals and orchards/farms to visit. You can order an official Autumn Harvest Trail here: http://dld.bz/HarvestTrailMaps The Wisconsin Apple Growers Association has a handy chart explaining apple types, how they are best used, and when they generally are […]

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