Open House at the Society Facilities

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 August.

The Ladies' Afternoon Tea at the Larson House Museum will be held July 19th

The art of serving tea is explained with teas, delectable desserts and savory samples.  Hats, gloves and pearls are appropriate attire. As of this writing, only 4 tickets are left at the McFarland State Bank.  1 PM at the Larson House, 6003 Exchange St., McFarland WI. Rain date is July 27.

 

NEW PERGOLA AT THE LARSON HOUSE!

Thanks to eagle scout candidate Tyler Bexson, his father Joe, and the rest of Troop 53 for building a lovely pergola in the backyard of the Larson House.  The Garden and Landscape Committee is busy adding flowers and plants to compliment this garden feature.
 
Watch us on You Tube   See the Larson House Movie.  NEW! You Tube Update
 
Items are available for sale to help restore the Larson House:
 
"City of the Second Lake,  A History of McFarland, Wisconsin,"  By Houghton, Licht and Nielsen, $25 plus $5 shipping.  
 
"Memories of McFarland," by Crystal Lokken, $10 plus $5 shipping.  
 
"The Magic of Chocolate," edited by Judy St. Clair, $10 plus $5 shipping.  
 
 
 
 
FREINDS OF THE LARSON HOUSE 
 
This is a new opportunity to be part of the project and honor a loved one.  Proceeds will go towards repairs and maintanance of the Larson House.  The "Friends of the Larson House" donors are named first and then the person or couple being honored by the donor.  The bronze level is $200 to $499, the silver level is $500 to $999, and the gold level is $1000 or more.  The bronze level includes a small photo and phrases such as "beloved parents."  The sliver level includes a photo and a 50 word description of the person(s) being honored.   The gold level will include a photo and a 100 word paragraph about the person(s) being honored.  Visit the Larson House to see the "Friends" and the loved ones they are honoring.  More names can be added next year.  For more information, contact Jane at 608-838-8178 or via email.
 
 
THE LARSON HOUSE ROOMS ARE NAMED!
 
Your family/organization may wish to honor a special family member or organization by naming a room in their honor.  The person or organization being honored must have a connection to McFarland.  Nine rooms and the future gardens have already been named, and the two porches are still available.  $10,000.  To reserve a porch, please contact Dale Marsden at 608-838-3992. 
 
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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.
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