Port Wing Historical Society in Port Wing Wisconsin

Address and phone number for Port Wing Historical Society, a Historical Society, at State Highway 13, Port Wing WI.


Name
Port Wing Historical Society
Address
8840 State Highway 13, Port Wing, Wisconsin, 54865
Phone
715-774-3949

About the Port Wing Historical Society

The Port Wing Historical Society, located in Port Wing, WI, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Port Wing. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Bayfield County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Port Wing Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Port Wing public records
  • Port Wing historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Port Wing, WI
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Port Wing Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Bayfield County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Port Wing museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Port Wing.

Local Port Wing History

In Port Wing, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Port Wing. In collaboration with Wisconsin Historical Societies, the Port Wing Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Port Wing history. These programs provide historical information about Port Wing communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Port Wing Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Port Wing Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Wisconsin state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of WI historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Port Wing Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Port Wing schools.

Contact the Port Wing Historical Society

You may contact the Port Wing Historical Society by calling 715-774-3949, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Port Wing Historical Society, 8840 State Highway 13, Port Wing, Wisconsin, 54865.


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