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.

2023 Lectures

The 2023 Summer History Series returns to the Olson Memorial Library.  A wide range of topics are scheduled featuring both local speakers and visiting experts and authors.

All presentations are free to the public and do not require advance registration.  Join the Historical Society and learn more about Wisconsin past and present.

All lectures are at the Olson Memorial Library and start at 1pm.

Can You Dig It’? – Lecture

June 7 @ 1:00 pm

Presenter Cyndi Stiles

Postcards from the Past – Lecture

June 14 @ 1:00 pm

Presenter Dave Tank

Film and Film Costume Design – Lecture

June 21 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Mary K. Huelsbeck

Exploring Maps – Lecture

June 28 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Tanya Smith

Genealogy w/ Ancestry – Lecture

July 5 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Barb Fligel

Behind the Recipes, The Making of a Cookbook – Lecture

July 12 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Alice Kramer

Hockey History – Lecture

July 19 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Tom Obradovich

Quirky History – Lecture

July 26 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Karen Sailer

Native Copper Culture – Lecture

August 2 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Bill Reardon

Boom and Bust in Eagle River – Lecture

August 9 @ 1:00 pm

Presented by Susan Wilkinson