Events


SUN
10/16

The First Families of St. Michaels

  • October 16, 2022
  • Time: 1:30 p.m.
  • St. Michael's Parish Hall
  • 8883 Forest View Road, Kewaskum

Farmington Historical Society will present a program about the first families to settle the St. Michaels community.

Anyone with family genealogy information, photos or artifacts they would like to exhibit and share at the event is encouraged to contact Farmington Historical Society at farmingtonhistorical017@gmail.com or 262-689-9056.

Digital copies of photos or documents will be available. Please bring a flash drive.

This event is open to the public, and admission is free of charge. Please join us to learn about the history of the area!

MON
5/29

Annual Memorial Day Remembrance

  • May 29, 2023
  • Time: To be Determined
  • Fillmore Turner Hall/Union Cemetery
  • 523 County Highway H – Fillmore

Join us for our annual Memorial Day program of remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony at Fillmore Turner Hall & Union Cemetery.

Details will be available in early May, 2023.

If you would like to get involved, Contact Us.

This program of remembrance has been hosted by Farmington Historical Society since 1997 and is open to the public.

PAST EVENTS

Old Brick School Teacher & Students

Farmington's Country Schools: History & Recollections

March 12, 2022

As pioneer families arrived in Farmington, schools were needed. Early town governments were responsible for providing schools, and by 1880, Farmington had 691 students in nine schools.

Speaker Marcia Theusch outlined the interesting history of these early schools that served the pioneer community in Farmington, leading up to the opening of Farmington Elementary School.

Jessica Michna Portays Former First Lady Edith Galt Wilson

Edith Galt Wilson: To End All Wars

March 14, 2020

Mrs. Wilson has greeted another New Year quietly after the death of President Wilson in February, 1924. A riveting dramatic performance featuring historical impressionist Jessica Michna as she portrayed former First Lady Edith Galt Wilson during the Roaring Twenties.

War Dogs Presentation

War Dogs: America's Unsung Heroes of All Wars

March 23, 2019

Dogs have been used by the military in all wars and have provided a variety of services and saved many lives. War Dogs, a group from Menomonee Falls, brought their dogs and demonstrated the nature of military actions that various breeds of dogs provided to save lives.

Hannah Schladweiler Wedding Attire Presentation

A History of Wedding Attire & Customs

March 10, 2018

The wedding dress has a history all its own and is often carefully preserved as a family heirloom. Guest Speaker Hannah Schladweiler presented an educational look at wedding attire and customs from bygone eras.

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