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Local History

stacks of drawers

What’s in the Drawer-LIVE

Local history room open house.  Wondered what is in all those drawers and cabinets?  Stop in and find out!  Drop in anytime during the event hours to explore and ask questions.

stacks of drawers

What’s in the Drawer-LIVE

Local history room open house.  Wondered what is in all those drawers and cabinets?  Stop in and find out!  Drop in anytime during the event hours to explore and ask questions.

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Focus on Local History

Join our local historian, Gavin as he leads a discussion on topics of local history.  Share your memories and ask questions! December:  Rev. Jesse Miner, Statesburgh Settlement

dictionary definition history

Focus on Local History

Join our local historian, Gavin as he leads a discussion on topics of local history.  Share your memories and ask questions! November:  Edna Ferber, novelist and playwright with guest speaker Christine Williams December:  Rev. Jesse Miner, Statesburgh Settlement

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Focus on Local History

Join our local historian, Gavin as he leads a discussion on topics of local history.  Share your memories and ask questions! October:  Dr. George Boyd, Kaukauna Community Hospital November:  Edna Ferber, novelist and playwright with guest speaker Christine Williams December:  Rev. Jesse Miner, Statesburgh Settlement

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Focus on Local History

Join our local historian, Gavin as he leads a discussion on topics of local history.  Share your memories and ask questions! September:  Andrew Clinton Black, pioneer realtor October:  Dr. George Boyd, Kaukauna Community Hospital November:  Edna Ferber, novelist and playwright with guest speaker Christine Williams December:  Rev. Jesse Miner, Statesburgh Settlement

black and white cemetery

Cemetery Walking Tour

NEW in 2022! Kaukauna Public Library presents its first cemetery walking tour! For this debut event, we will be learning about historic persons and pioneers who have made Kelso Cemetery their final resting place. Limited parking is available in the cemetery, or park in the Badger Quik Stop lot across the street (and be sure …

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black and white cemetery

Cemetery Walking Tour

NEW in 2022! Kaukauna Public Library presents its first cemetery walking tour! For this debut event, we will be learning about historic persons and pioneers who have made Kelso Cemetery their final resting place. Limited parking is available in the cemetery, or park in the Badger Quik Stop lot across the street (and be sure …

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Historic downtown Kaukauna

Historic Businesses Walking Tour

Join library staff for a walking tour featuring our historic downtown businesses.  Start at 313 Dodge and walk down 2nd and 3rd street learning about the businesses that once occupied these spaces.  You will then return to 313 Dodge. Register starting July 5 online or call the library at 766-6340 x2. This tour is open …

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Historic downtown Kaukauna

CANCELLED – Historic Businesses Walking Tour

PROGRAM UPDATE: With thunderstorms moving into the area just at the start time of the Historic Businesses Walking Tour, we will be canceling tonight’s event. Join us instead on July 19th. Registration for the July walking tour starts 7/5: https://kaukaunalibrary.org/…/historic-businesses…/ If you were already registered for tonight’s walking tour, we’ll be contacting you about moving …

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