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Preserving the culture and heritage of the Eagle River area

Lecture Series

Each summer the Society provides a Summer History Series at the Olson Memorial Library.  Both ERHS speakers and guest speakers present topics on local and state history. Admission is free and reservations are not required.

2019 Lectures

Quirky Eagle River History – Strange and funny episodes of local history

A Walk Down Wall Street – A virtual walk down early Wall Street

Rolling Down Railroad Street – A retrospect of Railroad Street, the first major business street    

Story of the SS Milwaukee – An account of the train ferry that sank with all hands in Lake Michigan in 1929

The Lure of the Waters – The early days of tourism in Eagle River

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