Richfield Historical Society

Richfield, WI


Upcoming Events

18th Annual Thresheree
September 17 & 18, 2016

Steam EngineRemember the days when the fields were plowed using horse power and threshing was done with steam. Attend the Thresheree to enjoy these activities and much more at the Richfield Historical Park. Check out some of the great Silent Auction items....Read More

2016 Thresheree Swap Meet Registration Form
Photos - 2015 Thresheree

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

“Wisconsin Gangsters” by Chad Lewis
Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turned Wisconsin into their personal criminal vacationland....Read More

Monthly Programs

RHS in Action

Build a log cabin, make a scarecrow, see horses plowing...and find out about the Richfield Historical Society's new mascot at the annual Thresheree. Enjoy this fun-filled event at the Richfield Historical Park....Read More


Art at the Mill was an enjoyable place to be on July 23

On a hot and steamy day, artists and vendors set up their booths. People arrived to see what treasures they could find, enjoy the music and take a tour of the historic buildings in the Richfield Historical Park....Read More

Barn Getting Much Needed Repair

The bank barn located behind the Mill House in the Richfield Historical Park has a stone and mortar foundation. As with any building that is over 100 years old, it is showing its age -- particularly the foundation. A foundation will be poured, and then a mason will repair the wall.

Kneading Bread, Washing Clothes, Shelling Corn

All of these activities and many more from days gone by were enjoyed by 143 third graders from local schools at the Richfield Historical Park....Read More


New Exhibit Coming to the Lillicrapp Welcome Center

Christmas in the General Store will be the theme of the Lillicrapp Welcome Center exhibit during the Society's upcoming events. Also, many items are still on the Wish List....Read More


Your Name on a Blacksmith Shop Beam

The blacksmith shop at the Richfield Historical Park is getting to look more like a building with the heavy support beams in place and girts installed. You can help get this new venue built as well as have have your name on a horseshoe in the shop...Read More

Messer/Mayer Mill Foundation - Phase 2 Completed

Messer/Mayer Mill Retaining WallWhen tours were given of the Messer/Mayer Mill located in the Richfield Historical Park, visitors could not see the basement of this historic building. Now, a path leading to a door in the basement has been completed....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

 RHS in Action Archive



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