Pie & Ice Cream Social is June 5

Join us Wednesday June 5 for the 52nd annual Pie & Ice Cream Social at Lakeview Park from 5-8 pm This year, as part of our Hats off to History theme, we are encouraging people to wear hats, whether it’s vintage, a DIY version or just your favorite hat. If …

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Join us May 18 to decorate a hat

Middleton Area Historical Society will be in the Kids Zone at the Art Walk Middleton Saturday, May 18 to decorate hats.  Come and decorate your hat  (while they last) and wear it to the Pie & Ice Cream Social, Wednesday June 5. If you wear your hat to the Pie …

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Next Stroll ‘N Tell April 20

Join Mike Davis for a leisurely stroll through Downtown Middleton on Saturday, April 20 at 10 am.  Meet at the Rowley Museum porch.  The Stroll lasts an hour and a half, and the museum will be open for you to explore. Sign up online on this site  at https://middletonhistory.org/events/category/stroll   …

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Museum Cleaning and Volunteer Training April 6

Rowley Museum

Join us Saturday, April 8 as we get the museum in shape for the season.  We will begin cleaning at 10 am.  If you are interested in helping us this season, you are welcome to drop by to talk with us.  We will also be available on Tuesday, April 9 …

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Stroll ‘n Tell walks kick off April 13

The popular Stroll ‘n Tell walks will continue this season, as MAHS member Mike Davis leads participants on a historical walk through downtown Middleton.  The first walk coincides with the opening of the Rowley Museum for the season on Saturday, April 10 at 10 am.   The event is free …

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MAHS history with Solomon Freeman

Portrait of Solomon Freeman

For Black History Month the Middleton Area Historical Society presents a portrait of Solomon Freeman, a former slave and who lived in our city for fifty years.  The photograph, which was taken about 1875-1880, strongly suggests the remarkable man Freeman became, as well as showing him as a gentleman well …

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Please Join Us!

Joining the Middleton Area Historical Society is a great way to involve yourself in helping to keep the history of our community alive.  The cost is low, just $15 for an individual or $25 for a family membership.  When you become a MAHS member you will also receive our Newsletter 3 …

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Gunderson donates plaque for Memorial Garden…

MAHS recently received a bronze plaque donated by Gunderson Funeral & Cremation Care that will be placed on a rock in the Memorial Garden at the Rowley House Museum. The plaque (and garden) commemorates the founders who established the Historical Society in 1972, and all the many members that followed …

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