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2023 Annual Report



2023 Annual Report 



(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 26 2023

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

212 W. Third 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

Monday, Aug. 29 6pm

Annual Members & Friends Picnic

Bring a dish to pass and a friend! NWCHS will provide seating, plates, utensils, and drinks.

Saturday & Sunday December 2 & 3 10am-3pm

Exhibit up though January 2024

All Things Gingerbread at the Upham House

This exhibit features gingerbread people, houses, and architecture. Stop by on December 2 and 3 during our annual open house and meet Gingy the Gingerbreadman, kids can enjoy a scavenger hunt and hear a reading of The Gingerbread Man.

Spoken History Lectures

All presentations are on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the  Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library                                              105 S Maple Ave. Marshfield

Watch past Spoken History Presentations on the NWCHS YouTube Channel

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

February 14, 2024

6:30 pm

Program:   Hub City Hearts

This discussion will highlight some of Marshfield’s “Power Couples,” both past and present

Presenter:  Don Schnitzler   

March 13 2024

6:30 pm

Presenter:  Chris Pettis and Theresa Hebert

Presentation on the nearly 40 year history of the Highground Veterans Memorial Park, Neillsville.

April 10,2024

6:30 pm

Program: TBA


May 8, 2024

6:30 pm

Program: TBA


June 12, 2024

6:30 pm

Program: TBA


July 10, 2024

6:30 pm


Program: TBA


August 14, 2024

6:30 pm


Program: TBA


Sept 11, 2024

6:30 pm


Program:  TBA



Oct 9, 2024

6:30 pm


Program: TBA


Nov 13,, 2024

6:30 pm


Program: TBA



Friday, July 7 & Saturday, July 8 - 10am - 6pm

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Published Jun 29, 2023

Featuring Horse Drawn Vehicles

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Published Jun 29, 2023

Saturday, June 3 from 10am to 3pm, located on the Governor WH Upham lawn.

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Published May 08, 2023

The wallpaper project is complete and the parlor and library have a fresh look!

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Published Apr 03, 2023
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