Author: Jane Licht

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the guns of World War I were finally silenced.  It was the Armistice signed by Germany.  The Allied forces had won the bloodiest war in the history of mankind. To commemorate...

Come to the Strawberry Shortcake Social on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 1 to 4 PM at the Larson House Museum, 6003 Exchange Street, McFarland.  Treat your family toMcFarland's Best Strawberry Shortcake made with freshly picked strawberries, homemade shortcake and dairy ice cream and whipped...

Since January, 2018, seven men have been resorting a century-old, double-pointed rowboat donated to the McFarland Historical Society.  Their efforts culminated at the Parks and Trails Unite Festival at McDaniels Park on June 2, 2018 when the boat was put on display and then put...

We are very pleased that Michael Edmonds will be our guest speaker at the annual meeting.  He will present “Warriors, Saints and Scoundrels: Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin,” on Sunday, March 4 from 1 to 3:30pm at the McFarland Municipal Building, 5915...

The Larson House Museum is open in December The Larson House Museum at 6003 Exchange Street, McFarland WI will be decorated for Christmas and open to the public for Christmas in the Village from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, December 2, and also on...

The 2017 McFarland Chocolate Fest held at the Madison Curling Club in McFarland on October 7 was delightful, dreamy and decadent with scores of McFarland bakers producing their favorite chocolate desserts.  Thanks to the over 60 people who donated their best chocolates, to the fine...

The 2017 Strawberry Shortcake Social held June 18 was a huge success.  Homemade shortcake piled high with freshly picked strawberries and ice cream and whipped cream delighted the many visitors to the Larson House Museum grounds.  The event was a Society fund raiser and also...

The McFarland Historical Society's Annual meetings are always lively with good speakers and interesting reports.  This year, local historian Lorraine Hawkinson presented the story of a Norwegian immigrant who came to Dane County and created an invention that became very popular in our area.  His name...

The Strawberry Shortcake Social will be held in 2017 on the lawn of the Larson House Museum at 6003 Exchange Street in McFarland, Wisconsin, on Sunday, June 18 from 1 to 4 PM.  Treat your father/son/spouse and entire family to McFarland's best strawberry shortcake where...