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Visit the Museum

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  Visit the Museum   Our old location: the former Depot Museum Hours of Operation: The Fred H. Keller History Museum will be open every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10AM to 4PM. All Mondays and Wednesdays from 9AM to 5:00 PM. January thru March by appointment only or watch for openings; call Fred Keller 262-246-3603 or Mike Reilly 414-530-3121 Admission… Read more »

Donations to SLAHS

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  Donations The Society Archives is interested in acquiring private manuscript papers andorganizational records that document the history of the Sussex-Lisbon area fromthe nineteenth century to the present. We seek Sussex-Lisbon area textual and audio-visualcollections encompassing many subject areas including agriculture, the arts,business and industry, mass communications, labor, social action, the military,natural resources, politics and government, ethnic groups, and transportation…. Read more »

About Us: Mission Statement

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Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society Mission Statement Mission We are an educational society dedicated to the collection and preservation of historical artifacts, pictures, stories, and similar materials from the Sussex, Lisbon, and surrounding areas. Our Guiding Principles Are… – Generate interest in local history. – Acquire and preserve local area artifacts. – Encourage accurate preservation of architecture, landmarks, and area features…. Read more »

SLAHS President, Museum Director, Assistant Curator, & Website Editor / Webmaster Michael R. Reilly (Mike)

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SLAHS President, and Museum Directory (Fred H. Keller History Museum), Website Editor & Webmaster: Michael R.Reilly (Mike) Editor-at-Work “Quickly,bring me a beaker of wine, so I may wet my brain and say something clever.”- Aristophanes    What you’ll find contained on these web pages isn’tthe work of a Master Historian or a Professional Genealogist, but just an average person, that when… Read more »

Committees

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Committees: Note: if you have an interest in any of these areas please come to a monthly special Board meeting (usually held at the Depot museum) or one of the Quarterlyor the Annual general membership meetings. You can also write to us at the emailaddress listed at the bottom of this web page. Publicity FUNdraising Building & Grounds  Membership Budget… Read more »

About Us: Background History

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On track to history – Sussex -Lisbon Area Historical Society to open in old rail depot Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) – Sunday, December 15, 2002 Readability:11-12 grade level (Lexile: 1240L)Author: JACQUELINE SEIBEL, jseibel@journalsentinel.com, Journal Sentinel   An 1893 charcoal drawing of the village’s pioneers, an 1872 map of Lisbon and an extensive Kewpie collection kept in the home of historian… Read more »

About Us: By-Laws

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Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society By-laws 9-11-2003 Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society Bylaws Preamble These bylaws shall supersede all previous bylaws and amendments thereto and shall be consistent with the provisions of the Chapter 181 and section 44.03 of the Wisconsin Statutes and with the articles of incorporation and all subsequent restatements and amendments thereto filed with the Secretary of State under… Read more »