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Bats of Neda Mine

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville

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.  […]

The History of Storck Brewery

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville

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. […]

Trial by Fire The Salem Witch Trials

Mayville Limestone School Museum 215 N. Main St, Mayville

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 […]