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Explore the History of American Flyer Toy Trains

The Marathon County Historical Society welcomes local American Flyer toy train collector Greg Turinetti and invites all model train enthusiasts to hear the history and enjoy a display of these classic toys. Turinetti will explore the history of these iconic toy trains which started to win the hearts of kids and adults in the early […]

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At Rest: A Spooktackular presentation by the Marathon County Historical Society

Local cemetery historian and death customs expert Kathy Volkmann takes visitors on a “spook-tacular” exploration of funeral and memorial practices through the years. Her presentation, At Rest, will include a display of items from her extensive “death collection.” Take a look at funeral customs, beginning in the Victorian era, and how those left behind remembered […]

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RelyLocal Wausau Newsletter for September 4, 2014

The weekend after Labor Day is truly Artrageous. Start things off with the opening of the Woodson Art Museum’s 39th annual Birds in Art Exhibition. I find it totally amazing that our little museum in Wausau is on the forefront of bird related artistry and it’s permament exhibit has received international acclaim. Head up the […]

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Soldiers Who Sailed Aboard Troopship Walker to Visit Exhibit & Share Experiences: Marathon County Historical Society

In 1997 Art and Lee Beltrone salvaged Vietnam era canvases from a decommissioned troopship, the General Nelson M. Walker. The canvases and their graffiti are the main focus of the Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam exhibit currently on display at the Woodson History Center. On Wednesday, August 27 the Marathon County Historical Society is proud […]

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Local Business Roundtable March 2014 Networking Event

The February installment of our popular Local Business Roundtable was the biggest and best so far. It’s great to see so many people taking advantage of this monthly free networking opportunity.  So please join us for this month’s “Keep Local Business Local” networking breakfast and roundtable discussion on Thursday, March 27th. This month we are […]

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