Postponed Photo-Walk & Workshop

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville, WI, United States

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use your interchangeable-lens camera (DSLR) better? This photo-walk led by professional photographer, Troy Freund, will cover basic concepts in DSLR photography, and encourage attendees to make their own photos of downtown Mayville at the same time! The walk will be approximately .75 of a mile. People are […]

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville, WI, United States

This presentation by historian Dick Campbell is a salute to the bravery and courage epitomized on the historic day, December 7 1941. The attack at Pearl Harbor is the single event most often associated with World War II. For many Americans it symbolizes the evils that were victoriously overcome. But what actually happened 78 years […]

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville, WI, United States

Watch history come to life when Racine actress and historical impersonator, Jessica Michna, will play the role of former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Mary recalls her early years and education in Lexington, Kentucky. She recalls how she came to be an abolitionist. She tells of her move to Springfield, Illinois, where she would meet […]

Trial by Fire The Salem Witch Trials

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville, WI, United States

It was a new world. The settlers from England had gained a foothold in the verdant land called “Amerika”. Old traditions would be laid aside, new ones instituted. Greed, jealousy, suspicion would still persist. Were these at the root of “The Salem Witch Trials”? Innocent residents of Salem, Massachusetts were tried and many executed in […]

The History of Storck Brewery

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville, WI, United States

From the 1860s to the 1960s the local brewery was an important part of community life in 100s of communities throughout Wisconsin. If you have any interest in small local breweries, in local history or if you are a beerologist or zythophile (a beer lover) you won’t want to miss this presentation by John Storck. […]

Bats of Neda Mine

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville, WI, United States

Shy and secretive by day, but with more aerial agility than birds and the predatory ferocity of a polar bear by night, bats are amazing animals.  They make up 20% of the world’s mammal diversity!  Bats benefit us, share our neighborhoods and sometimes even our homes, but in recent years have faced a grave threat.  […]