The Grand Opening of the Larson House Museum will be held on May 24 and 25, 2014!
Watch for details.
THANKS TO ALL THE BOARD BUYERS!
Thanks to the many families, individuals and companies that have contributed to the historic "Larson House" in the heart of McFarland, Wisconsin, at 6003 Exchange Street. Thanks for being part of the restoration of this grand old house that has been a local landmark for over 100 years. The restoration is abount 85% completed at this time. We are now working on the Buy a Board book that will include your name and the name of the people you are honoring. This book will be placed in the entryway inside the Larson House.
Items are available for sale to help restore the Larson House:
"City of the Second Lake
, A History of McFarland, Wisconsin," By Houghton, Licht and Nielsen, $25 plus $5 shipping.
LARSON HOUSE MEMORIAL PLAQUES
This is a new opportunity to be part of the project and honor a loved one. Proceeds will go towards repairs and maintanance of the Larson House. The bronze level is $200 to $499, the silver level is $500 to $999, the gold level is $1000 to $2999, and the platinum level is $3000 or more. The bronze level includes a small photo and phrases such as "beloved parents." The sliver level includes a photo and a 50 word description of the person(s) being honored. The gold level will include a photo and a 100 word paragraph about the person(s) being honored. The platinum level includes a photo and a 250 word description of the person(s) being honored. All the names of the donors and honorees will be listed and placed in a lovely frame and hung on a wall inside the Larson House. For more information, contact Jane at 608-838-8178 or via email
NAME A ROOM IN THE LARSON HOUSE!
Your family/organization may wish to honor a special family member or organization by naming a room in their honor. The person or organization being honored must have a connection to McFarland. Eight rooms and the future gardens have already been named, and one room and two porches are still available. $10,000. To reserve a room, please contact Dale Marsden at 608-838-3992.
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.