The McFarland Historical Society annual meeting is March 1, from 1 to 3 PM at the E.D. Locke McFarland Library at 5920 Milwaukee St., McFarland WI.
Wisconsin author Jennifer Rude Klett will talk about her book, Alamo Doughboy, a true story about an infantry solider in WWI. See more..
Items are available for sale to maintain the Larson House:
"City of the Second Lake, A History of McFarland, Wisconsin," By Houghton, Licht and Nielsen, $25 plus $5 shipping.
"Larson House History and Restoration," by Jane Licht, $15 plus $5 shipping.
"Memories of McFarland," by Crystal Lokken, $10 plus $5 shipping.
"The Magic of Chocolate," edited by Judy St. Clair, $10 plus $5 shipping.
Visit the McFarland Historical Society's Larson House, 6003 Exchange Street, and the Museum, Log Cabin and Annex at 5814 Main Street, McFarland WI, Sunday afternoons 1 to 4 PM from Memorial Day through September. Tours also available by appointment. See below.
McFarland Historical Society Celebrates Fifty Years of Service
The McFarland Historical Society was incorporated and received recognition from the State Historical Society back in 1964. A well-developed Museum, Norwegian log cabin, and an annex featuring early farming displays are located at 5814 Main Street in McFarland, and the Larson House Museum is a short walk away at 6003 Exchange Street. The facilities are open to the public every Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 PM from Memorial Day to mid September. Group tours can be arranged by appointment with Dale Marsden at 608-838-3992 for the Museum, log cabin and annex, and with Jane Licht at 608-838-8178 for the Larson House Museum. The Society offers publications on various aspects of local history, special educational events, and lively annual meetings in March.
VIDEO CLIPS FROM THE 1960's
Thanks to Steve Cheramy for these video clips of McFarland events from the 1960's.
There is also a wedding video from 1952.