Richfield Historical Society

Richfield, WI

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Upcoming Events

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

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"

An interesting program by Wisconsin Poet Laureate, Kimberly Blaeser....Read More

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

Note: Quota for jewelry artists has been reached.

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

Tours

RHS in Action

Antique Appraisal & Chili Lunch on February 19, 2017--a Big Success

On a beautiful day, many people learned the value of a treasured item, enjoyed a bowl of delicious chili, maybe a piece of homemade pie, or took home an item from the Silent Auction....Read More

Bank Robbery in Richfield
July 11, 1932

Two men in blue shirts and overalls sidled up to the teller's cage of Richard Hackbarth, the lone occupant of the Richfield State Bank of Richfield, Wisconsin....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 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

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

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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