News and Events

The Governor WH Upham House (aka Upham Mansion) will be closed for tours January & February 2023.

Office hours will remain the same. Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 9am - 1pm

(All events and spoken history lectures are subject to change.) 

Event Schedule

Besides tours, the Upham House is also available for small gatherings. 

Please call the North Wood County Historical Society office at 715.387.3322.

Calendar of Events

May 2023 - Date TBD

8:30 - 11:00am & 12:00 - 2:30pm

Hillside Cemetery, 1110 N St. Joseph Avenue

Marshfield Cemetery Tours

The public is invited to join Marshfield schoolchildren as they tour the cemetery and meet noteworthy citizens of “Marshfield’s Past.”

June 3, 2023

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

W.H. Upham House

212WThird Street

      North Wood County Historical Society’s Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social and Basket Raffle      

Celebrate Marshfield DairyFest at the home of former Governor William H. Upham. Enjoy hotdogs, brats, pie and ice cream in the governor’s yard and gardens, then tour the home and view the current exhibit”

July 29, 2023

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

W.H. Upham House

212WThird Street

4th Annual “Horse Power”Exhibit

Featuring horse drawn carriages, wagons, carts, and buggies from the late 1890s and early 1900s.

Also available $5 lunch plate, Brat or Hot Dog, with chips, soda and cookies.

Guided tours of the historic of the Governor W.H. Upham Home will be available

Spoken History Lectures

All presentations are on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.

You can attend in person at the Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library or virtually via Zoom.

Watch past Spoken History Presentations on our NWCHS YouTube Channel

or on the Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library's YouTube Channel

Select the 'Videos' tab for a full selection.

January 12, 2023

6:30 pm

Program:   Spoken History: What's Inside the New Marshfield Memories Book

Presenter:  Don Schnitzler   

Register here: Thursday, January 12 registration

February 2023

Program: TBA


March 2023

6:30 pm

Program:  TBA

April 2023

6:30 pm

Program: TBA

May 2023

6:30 pm

Program: TBA

June 2023

6:30 pm

Program: TBA

July 2023

6:30 pm


Program: TBA

Upcoming events for November & December

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Published Oct 28, 2021

NWCHS Annual Greens Fundariser

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Published Oct 06, 2021

Located on the yard of former Wisconsin Governor William H. Upham, the 3rd Annual Horse Power exhibit features carriages, wagons, carts, and buggies from the late 1890s and early 1900s.

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Published Jul 28, 2021

Find items at the  Wenzel Plaza, Chestnut Center for the Arts and the North Wood County Historical Society (Upham Mansion)

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Published Jun 02, 2021
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