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Here, you can travel back in time and discover how we got where we are. Immerse yourself in fascinating research; take a local history quiz or two; enjoy photo galleries; check for upcoming events; catch up on the latest news and blog posts, and find an invitation to join in the fun.

Navigate the links under our banner at the top and bring history to life.


Upcoming Events:

Hixon House Holidays

December 3 & 4, 10 & 11   1PM-3PM

Visit Historic Hixon House the first two weekends in December to relive a "Christmas From the Past."

Come celebrate Christmas at the Historic Hixon House!

Decorations, live music, and seasonal activities in the Visitor's Center will enhance these special tours.

Tour time reservations are suggested for groups of five or more.

Saturdays will host children's crafts in the Visitor Center. ($3 fee for crafts)

Sundays will host live music and seasonal storytellers throughout Hixon House.

Adults- $10

Members- $8

Children 12 and under are FREE for Holiday tours with a ticketed adult

Tickets are available online- by calling (608) 782-1980- or day of the event at Hixon House

Remember When

February 4th, 2017 7-9:30pm at the Dahl Auto Museum

Mark your calendars now for our third annual night of FUNdraising! This year's theme is the "Roaring Twenties". Be sure to come dressed in your favorite 1920's apparel as we'll be hosting an audience fashion show. Items for our live and silent auction have already started arriving in the office: Disney Parkhopper passes, Southwest Airlines flights, and private garden tours are just the beginning of what we will have available at this event! 


Things that matter ... in La Crosse history. Each week the La Crosse Tribune features an item which we provide from La Crosse's past in an ongoing collection of brief articles. You can view the collection HERE.