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Local History

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Focus on Local History

Join local historian and staff member, Gavin as he leads a discussion of a topic of local history.  Participants are encouraged to share their own experiences and memories on the topic.  Registration is required for this event and begins 2 weeks before the event. The City of Kaukauna and Kaukauna Public Library recommend that all …

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Kaukauna Historic Home

8/24 Historic Homes Walking Tour

Library staff member Sarah has created a unique summer stroll exploring Kaukauna’s historic homes.  Join Sarah and a Friends of the Kaukauna Library member to learn more about our city during this walking tour.  The tour will start at the Grignon Mansion and walk about 1.5 miles to Riverside Park, stopping at each home to …

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Kaukauna Historic Home

7/27 Historic Homes Walking Tour

Library staff member Sarah has created a unique summer stroll exploring Kaukauna’s historic homes.  Join Sarah and a Friends of the Kaukauna Library member to learn more about our city during this walking tour.  The tour will start at the Grignon Mansion and walk about 1.5 miles to Riverside Park, stopping at each home to …

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Kaukauna Historic Home

6/29 Historic Homes Walking Tour

Library staff member Sarah has created a unique summer stroll exploring Kaukauna’s historic homes.  Join Sarah and a Friends of the Kaukauna Library member to learn more about our city during this walking tour.  The tour will start at the Grignon Mansion and walk about 1.5 miles to Riverside Park, stopping at each home to …

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Historic downtown Kaukauna

Historic Businesses Walking Tour

Join library staff for an all new walking tour featuring our historic downtown businesses.  Starting 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. This tour is open to all ages, but registration is required as space is …

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Kaukauna Klub

Focus on Local History Virtual Event

Each month, join local historian Gavin Schmitt (and the occasional guest speaker) on Facebook to learn about a piece of Kaukauna or Wisconsin history. The sharing of memories is strongly encouraged, and proposals for future topics are welcome. May: Kaukauna Klub Follow the library on Facebook to be notified when the event goes live online.  …

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Carnegie Building

Focus on Local History-Virtual Event

Each month, join local historian Gavin Schmitt (and the occasional guest speaker) on Facebook to learn about a piece of Kaukauna or Wisconsin history. The sharing of memories is strongly encouraged, and proposals for future topics are welcome. April: National Library Week. We talk about how the “Carnegie building” came to be, and the people who …

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