Author: Jane Licht

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...

Our Chocolate Fest event has really gained in popularity.  Thanks to our many bakers, our featured baker, our musicians, the businesses and individuals who made donations for the silent auction, the high school ambassadors, the gentlemen who poured beverages, the ladies on the Chocolate Fest Committee,...

We invite you to join us in an exciting new project for the McFarland, Wisconsin, area community. This project, an addition to the McFarland Historical Society Museum on Main Street, will provide a place to restore a hundred year-old double-pointed rowboat used on Lake Waubesa...

Board members Dale Marsden, Dick Kohl, Don Peterson, Bob Kolek and Wes Licht planned and constructed a new 1920's kitchen in the Museum on Main Street.  New wall board and "wainscot" half way up the walls make the room so much nicer and more realistic....

Thanks to all who decorated the Larson House Museum, to those who hosted and gave tours, played the piano, prepared good things to eat and visited during the month of December.  We had over 300 visitors, gave many tours, and sold local history books and...