Oregon Area Historical Society

            159 W. Lincoln,   Oregon, WI   53575   608-835-8961    

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Oregon Area
Country Schools

Lake Harriet School

A book featuring one-room country schools is available at the OAHS Museum.
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Library scene at the Historical Society

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Historical Oregon
Photo Archive

Unknown woman David Stluka Photography has posted many new images from the OAHS collection. Click here to view

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More Greeting Cards:
Valentines and St. Patrick's Day
Thanksgiving and Christmas
Vintage Holiday Cards on Display

The OAHS has a very large collection of holiday vintage cards. Sending postcard-type cards was very popular in days past. The collection of cards can be seen at the OAHS museum. Here are some examples of Valentines and St. Patrick's Day greetings.
Vintage Valentne  St Patrick Card
St. Patricks card

Downtown Oregon Early History of Oregon:
A Photographic Journey through Oregon's Past

Run Slide Show

Early Oregon Settlers:

N. Ames
Learn about the area's history with these biographies.
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Blacksmith shop photo on postcard POSTCARDS
Historic Oregon images - now available on postcards.
You can find them
at the OAHS Museum.
Rutland Center Church Agri-View newspaper story:
Rutland Center Church restoration draws community interest
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Paulson Project
Yields Historic Cap

Confederate kepi Society members organizing material contributed by Florice Paulson have discovered a rare Confederate
kepi or cap.
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Mark Your Calendars...
Card Party at Sr. Center
Jun 7, Jul 5, Sep 6
OAHS Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, June 24
in conjunction with the Community Band Concert
Red Brick Reunion
Saturday, August 2nd

159 W. Lincoln Street
10am -4pm Every Tuesday
10am -4pm 1st Sat. of month
September through May
Every Sat in summer (June-Aug)
and by appointment
Phone 835-8961
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In Memory of
Florice A. Paulson

Florice Paulson August 28, 1917 -
June 11, 2013
A Remembrance

The OAHS is trying to collect a complete set yearbooks.  Can you help?
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