Richfield Historical Society

Richfield, WI


Upcoming Events

January 26, 2017 ~ 7 pm
Pistols and Petticoats
Erika Janek will tell stories of women's struggles in the male dominated world of law enforcement through the last 175 years. Ms. Janek ran across a woman in Chicago who ran her own private detection agency around the turn-of-the-twentieth century and immediately wanted to know more....Read More

February 19, 2017 ~ 10am-3pm
Antique Appraisal & Chili Lunch

Pop-it beads, Cracker Jack trinkets, depression glass, WWII memorabilia, brewery signs -- if you have any vintage items for which you would like an estimated value, bring them to the Antique Appraisal & Chili Lunch. Bid on a basket of goodies and enjoy a bowl of homemade chili....Read More

March 25, 2017 ~ 11am-4pm
Maple Syrup Family Day

July 22, 2017 ~ 9am-4pm
Richfield Art at the Mill
2017 Artist Guidelines
2017 Artist Application Form
2017 Vendor Guidelines
2017 Vendor Application Form

September 16 & 17, 2017 -- 19th Annual Thresheree

Photos from 2016 Thresheree

Monthly Programs


RHS in Action

What Fun at
Christmas at the Historical Park

A feather Christmas tree with branches made of dyed goose feathers, smell of a wood burning stove, a pickle ornament hidden on a Christmas tree, a toy Singer sewing machine -- all of this was experienced at Christmas at the Historical Park on December 3....Read More

Great Progress on the Blacksmith Shop

The blacksmith shop at the Richfield Historical Park is getting more of a finished look with the cedar shingles being installed on the roof rafters. You can help get this new venue completed as well as have have your name on a horseshoe in the shop...Read More

New Footbridge Across the Raceway

Now there is a convenient way to get from the Mill House, across the raceway and to the Lillicrapp Welcome Center. Girl Scout Troop 2280 from Friess Lake School has undertaken the project of building this footbridge to earn their Silver Award....Read More

Projects at the Park

Work continues to make the Richfield Historical Park an enjoyable place to visit -- either at one of the Richfield Historical Society's events or simply to go for a walk. ThreeRailing projects, in addition to the ongoing construction of the blacksmith shop, have taken place: railing by the Lillicrapp Welcome Center, new band platform and repair of the barn foundation....Read More


Horses Plowing, Steam Engines Whistling, Burgers Grilling, Scarecrows Stuffed--Fun, entertainment, tours, good food, treasures, bargains and much more were found at this year's 18th Annual Thresheree....Read More


Donors to Messer/Mayer Mill Fund Etch Their Names in Paver Bricks at Richfield Historical ParkHistory. The Fund to restore the Messer/Mayer Mill is growing. Much of this growth is due to those persons whose donations entitle them to a recognition brick....Read More

 Past Features of RHS in Action



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