Richfield Historical Society

Richfield, WI


Upcoming Events

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

Due to the forecasted rain, some shelter will be provided. Dress for the weather and come out to the Park.

Sap drip-drip-dripping from the majestic maple trees, steam swirling around the bubbling sap, cotton candy made with maple sugar (a new treat this year), demos about how syrup is made, story telling in the log cabin, tours and exhibits in the historic buildings. Enjoy a day outside in the Richfield Historical Park at this free event....Read More

March 30, 2017 ~ 7pm
"Native American Writings"

"The weight of ashes 
from burned out camps.
Lodges smoulder in fire,
animal hides wither
their mythic images shrinking
pulling in on themselves,
all incinerated
of  breath  bone and basket 
rest heavy 
sink deep 
like wintering frogs.
And no dustbowl wind
can lift 
this history 
of loss"--written by Kimberly Blaeser who will present an interesting program on the Anishinaabe Indian tribe and its culture ....Read More

July 22, 2017 ~ 9am-4pm
Richfield Art at the Mill

2017 Artist Guidelines
2017 Artist Application Form
2017 Vendor Guidelines
2017 Vendor Application Form

Note: Quota for jewelry artists has been reached.

Summer Tours - New in 2017

For the first time in several years, the historic buildings in the Richfield Historical Park will be open on scheduled days May through August. Not only can you tour most of the buildings, but you can participate in engaging activities such as grinding coffee, washing clothes, and much more....Read More

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

Photos from 2016 Thresheree

Monthly Programs


RHS in Action

Great Progress on the Blacksmith Shop

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

Wish List for the Lillicrapp Welcome Center

Do you have an old wire egg basket, crock, or spool cabinet which you don't display in your home but can't bring yourself to toss out? RHS is looking for these items and several more to enhance the General Store display in the Lillicrapp Welcome Center. Read about this interesting display and see the entire Wish List....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

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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