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Richfield Historical Society
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 RICHFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETINGS
7:00 p.m.
Richfield Village Hall, 4128 Hubertus Road, Hubertus, Wisconsin
All are Welcome to Attend
No Charge for Non-Members
Refreshments are served



September 25, 2014

Program: "Storck Brewery"
Speaker: John Storck

Herman Charles was known in Germany as Philipp Carl Johann Hermann Storck. He came to America at age 18, leaving Germany on October 15, 1869. He lived in New York for a short time before coming to Wisconsin. He came to Slinger, WI (then called Schleisingerville) in 1877, and along with William Hartig purchased the Schleisingerville Brewery from the Lehman Rosenheimer family. H. Charles received his training in Milwaukee working at the Blatz Brewery. H. Charles and his family lived in a house behind the brewery..
 


2014 EVENTS


August 17, 2014

Vintage Baseball Game & Car Show

Richfield Historical Park, Richfield, WI

Mosquito Controlled Environment

11 am - 3:30 pm
Kids Activities & Competition Between Games
Park Opens at 10 am

Teams:
~ Milwaukee Cream Citys ~
 ~ Milwaukee Grays~
(2 Games) 
 

Bring a Chair
Delicious Food & Beverages by Bilda's Friess Lake Pub

Admission for Spectators: $7.50 (Adult); $4 (6-12) Free (Under 6)

Bring an Autograph Book

Parking for Spectators: 1896 Hwy 164 between Hwy 167 & Pleasant Hill Road - Nature Park Entrance (See below)*
Free Wagon Ride from Parking Lot to Exhibit Are

Admission for Classic Cars: $10 per Carload

Entrance for Classic Cars: 4399 Pleasant Hill Road, Richfield, WI 53076 - Richfield Historical Park Entrance ( See below) **

Tour of Historic Mill and House Included in All Admissions

Sponsors:
Voss Insurance

Obermeyer "41" Auto Body
No Mosquitoes 4 U (Spraying Discount)

* Directions for Spectator Parking - 1896 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI 53076: 
From Hwy 41: Exit Hwy 167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on Hwy 164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From West: East on Hwy 167, Left on Hwy 164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From North: South on Hwy 164 to 1/2 mile south of Pleasant Hill Rd, Left at Nature Park sign.
From South: North on Hwy 164 to 1/2 mile north of Hwy 167, Right at Nature Park sign.

** Directions for Classic Car Entrance - 4399 Pleasant Hill Road, Richfield, WI 53076:
From Hwy 41: Exit Hwy 167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on Hwy 164, Continue North to Pleasant Hill Road, Turn Right. Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From West: East on Hwy 167, Left on Hwy 164,
Continue North to Pleasant Hill Road, Turn Right. Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From North: South on Hwy 164 to Pleasant Hill Rd, Turn Left,
Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From South: North on Hwy 164 to
Pleasant Hill Rd, Turn Right, Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile

Questions: Call Daryl at 262-628-4221
 



September 20 & 21, 2014
9 am - 5 pm

16th Annual Thresheree
Featuring: Richfield Historical Society Visitor Center

Richfield Historical/Nature Park -  Richfield WI
(See Directions Below for Visitor* & Exhibitor** Parking)

Admission: $5 (Adult); Free (Under 12)
Tour of Historic Mill, House, & Log Buildings Included in Admission

Steam Driven Threshing & Log Sawing
Plowing with Horses
Demos of Skills from Long Ago
Antique Tractors & Cars
Many Exhibits
Silent Auction
Weedeater, Milwaukee Admirals, Potawatami Casino, Texas Roadhouse & More

New This Year
Military Display in House
Build Your Own Log Cabin (free)
Mini Electrical Woodworking Display
Kids Activities
Encampments
Camera Display (RHS Visitor Center)

Sweets 'n Stuff
Dried Arrangements, Homemade Goodies (Peanut Brittle, Cookies, Jam), Gourds, Pumpkins,
Decorative Household Items (Candles, Vases, etc.)

Great Music, Delicious Food
Pancake Breakfast ~ 9am-11am (Sat & Sun)
Adults: $7; Kids (Under 10): $4

 Questions: Call 262-297-1546 or 262-644-5857

 

 

2014 Thresheree Flier (Front)

2014 Thresheree Flier (Back)

Photos from 2013 Thresheree


Thresheree Sponsors

Wheat ($500+)

Dr. Don & Janis Crego; Baird; First National Bank of Hartford; Oarsman Capital; Tom Daniels; Wissota Sand and Gravel, Co.

 

Oats ($249-100)

 E.H. Wolf & Sons, Inc.; Gehring Sales & Service, Inc.

 

Under $100

BMO Harris Bank, N.A.

 

In Kind
Graphic Edge (Printing Discount)

Manitou Americas (Gehl) - (Large Tent for Thresheree)

 

* Directions for Visitor Parking - 1896 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI 53076: 
From Hwy 41: Exit Hwy 167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on Hwy 164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From West: East on Hwy 167, Left on Hwy 164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From North: South on Hwy 164 to 1/2 mile south of Pleasant Hill Rd, Left at Nature Park sign.
From South: North on Hwy 164 to 1/2 mile north of Hwy 167, Right at Nature Park sign.

** Directions for Exhibitor Parking - 4399 Pleasant Hill Road, Richfield, WI 53076:
From Hwy 41: Exit Hwy 167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on Hwy 164, Continue North to Pleasant Hill Road, Turn Right. Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From West: East on Hwy 167, Left on Hwy 164,
Continue North to Pleasant Hill Road, Turn Right. Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From North: South on Hwy 164 to Pleasant Hill Rd, Turn Left,
Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From South: North on Hwy 164 to
Pleasant Hill Rd, Turn Right, Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
 


Mark Your Calendar for Other 2014 Events

Richfield Historical Society's Day at Bilda's Friess Lake Pub: Sept. 30

Old Iron Swap Meet and Craft Fair: Oct. 4
Registration Form

Christmas at the Mill: Dec. 6

 


MILL HOUSE BOOK CLUB

1:00 p.m.
The Nutman/Java Dancer
1319 Hwy 175, Hubertus
All are welcome to attend
Questions? Call Jeanne at 262-628-0757


August 20, 2014

Featured Book: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Author: Anthony Marra

Set in Chechnya, this is a story of a young girl whose father is abducted by Russian soldiers, accusing him of aiding Chechen rebels. And a resilient doctor who risks everything to save her life.


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