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Museum


The Rosendale Historical Society Museum is located in the old Grange Hall located west of the intersection of Hwys 23 and 26.

 

During June, July and August, the museum is open on Saturdays from 1 to 3 pm. Open other times by chance or appointment.

 

To tour or donate materials to the museum, call (920) 872-2558 or (920) 872-2352.

Gift Shop with Rosendale glass hand painted ornaments, postcards, and plates also in Grange.

 

Just a few of the Collections!

  • Obituaries and news items from local newspapers about Rosendale events and people

  • Lists of Rosendale area veterans

  • Alphabetized Rosendale cemetery rolls

  • Plat books from 1874, 1893, 1915, 1948, 1956, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1977, 1993, and 1996

  • Pictures and memorabilia from Rosendale area schools

  • 'The Rosendale Journal' April 29, 1910; June 28, 1912; August 13, 1915; and May 18, 1917!

  • All issues of the "Laconia Graphic Times", published in June 10,1976-February 24,1977

  • All issues of the "Weehawkens" from Rosendale High School (school annuals) from 1923-1969

  • All issues of the "Laconian" year books from Laconia High School 1970 to present

  • Dairy memorabilia and history

  • Doll collection

  • Photography cameras through the years

  • Green Giant memorabilia

  • Pictures, awards and books on early farming in the Rosendale area

  • St. Mary's Church and cemetery records

  • Memorabilia from Sisson's Peony Gardens and Sisson's Typewriters

  • Rosendale Fortnight Club records and programs

  • Articles belonging to Dr. Scheid including his black satchel

  • Rosendale area post cards

  • Telephone directories from 1909

 

Just a few of the Displays!​

  • One room school

  • Rosendale Veterans Military Display

  • Photography dark room

  • Green Giant

  • Dairy Farming

  • Toys and Dolls

  • A Yesterday Bedroom and Kitchen

  • Grange meeting room

2024

The Grange Hall Museum is open every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. during the months of June (Peony displays), July (Scrapbook collection), and August (Postcards and Photographs of area).  A museum docent will be available at those times.

To request another time please call (920) 872-2558 or (920) 872-2352.  

 

Admission is free!

Donations welcomed!

*Parking on street only*

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