UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Jun 24, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Virtual Gala
    30th Anniversary Gala - 2021
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  • Aug 12, 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM
    Port Exploreum, 118 N Franklin St, Port Washington, WI 53074, USA
    Presentation and book signing by author Doug Hoverson on his recent publication "The Drink that Made Wisconsin Famous: Beer and Brewing in the Badger State"
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  • Sep 16, 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM
    Port Washington, 118 N Franklin St, Port Washington, WI 53074, USA
    Author Paul Hollandar makes a return engagment for a talk and book signing of "Lost Lady: The Lady Elgin Tragedy"
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  • Sep 25, 10:30 AM – 11:35 AM
    Port Exploreum, 118 N Franklin St, Port Washington, WI 53074, USA
    Join author Barb Joosse for a reading and book signing of her new book "The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea."
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  • Oct 07, 7:00 PM
    Port Washington, 118 N Franklin St, Port Washington, WI 53074, USA
    Join Architectural Historian Jim Draeger, co-author of "Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars and Breweries", as he leads you through a suds-filled romp through the change in Wisconsin's beer and bar culture. Book signing to follow the presentation.
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EXHIBITS

  • Fri, May 28
    Port Washington
    Port Washington's Brewing History: A Long Tradition
    How and when did brewing become such a crucial part of the community of Port Washington?  There is no single answer; geographical, historical and circumstantial factors all combined to make brewing one of the community's prominent industries.  Learn more when you tour the exhibit.
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  • Fri, May 28
    Port Exploreum
    From the Coal Dock to the Soo Locks: The Photography of Paul G. Wiening
    The photography of Paul Wiening from 1957-1987 features a selection of images of ships on the Great Lakes. Gain an understanding of the passion Paul Wiening shares through his photographs.
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EVENT CALENDAR

LOCATION KEY:

PORT EXPLOREUM

1860 LIGHT STATION

RESOURCE CENTER

ABOUT US

The Port Washington Historical Society was founded in 1991. Over the years the organization has demonstrated its strong volunteer commitment as a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the preservation, advancement and dissemination of the history of the Port Washington area.

ADDRESS

Port Washington Historical Society

P.O. Box 491
Port Washington, WI 53074

Phone: 262-268-9150

porthistinfo@gmail.com

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