Thanks to all who participated in our online auction. Over $1400 was raised for the Larson House Museum.
The McFarland Chocolate Fest will be held Nov. 8th at the Curling Club, 4802 Marsh Rd., McFarland, from 7 to 9 PM. Champagne, candlelight and all the dreamy chocolate desserts you can imagine! Wine by the glass and new this year - fruit and cheese to compliment your chocolates.
Items are available for sale to maintain the Larson House:
"City of the Second Lake
, A History of McFarland, Wisconsin," By Houghton, Licht and Nielsen, $25 plus $5 shipping.
Visit the McFarland Historical Society's Larson House, 6003 Exchange Street, and the Museum, Log Cabin and Annex at 5814 Main Street, McFarland WI, Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 PM through September 21st. Tours also available by appointment. See below.
McFarland Historical Society Celebrates Fifty Years of Service
The McFarland Historical Society was incorporated and received recognition from the State Historical Society back in 1964. A well-developed Museum, Norwegian log cabin, and an annex featuring early farming displays are located at 5814 Main Street in McFarland, and the Larson House Museum is a short walk away at 6003 Exchange Street. The facilities are open to the public every Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 PM from Memorial Day to mid September. Group tours can be arranged by appointment with Dale Marsden at 608-838-3992 for the Museum, log cabin and annex, and with Jane Licht at 608-838-8178 for the Larson House Museum. The Society offers publications on various aspects of local history, special educational events, and lively annual meetings in March.
VIDEO CLIPS FROM THE 1960's
Thanks to Steve Cheramy for these video clips
of McFarland events from the 1960's.
There is also a wedding video from 1952.