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

 

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, 1890, 1910, 1930, 1950 and a few other dates

  • Pictures and memorabilia from Rosendale area schools

  • All issues of the "Laconia Graphic Times", published in 1976-1977

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

  • Most of the "Laconian" year books from Laconia High School

  • 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

 

Just a few of the Displays!​

  • One room school

  • Rosendale Veterans

  • Photography dark room

  • Green Giant

  • Dairy Farming

The Grange Hall Museum is open every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. during the months of June, July, and August.  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!

Located:
  • Grange Museum, 203 West Division Street, (Hwy 23), Rosendale, WI 54974
  • Sisson's Peony Gardens, 207 North Main Street (Hwy 26), Rosendale, WI 54974
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