News and Events

Event Schedule (Subject to Change)

Upcoming Events

Open for tours!

The Governor W.H. Upham House has re-opened for tours. Tour hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1:30-4pm. For the safety of our staff and tour guides, we request that visitors please observe current CDC guidelines.
Please call the North Wood County Historical Society office (715.387.3322) to schedule your tour!

 June 5 10am-3pm

41st Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social!

Pie & Ice Cream. Raffle Baskets, House Tours,

Also, the NWCHS, Chestnut Center for the Arts, and Wenzel Plaza will hold a scavenger hunt for the kids!

June 21


Marshfield Make Music Day

Make Music Marshfield is an annual one-day citywide, free, outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice. 

The Upham front lawn will provide a venue between 1 and 4 pm.

More information here:


Spoken History Lectures

Unless otherwise listed, all lectures are held via Zoom the first Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.

 If you would like to join please contact Kim in the office:

Watch past Spoken History Presentations on our NWCHS YouTube Channel

Select the 'Videos' tab for a full selection.

Monday, June 7th

via Zoom

Sponsor: North Wood County Historical Society   Presenter:  Don Schnitzler

How you can be involved in Marshfield's 150th Anniversary Celebration!

Register at:

Monday, July 12th Sponsor: Marshfield Area Genealogy Group

Program:  The Who’s Who of 1880, Marshfield’s First U.S. Census

Presenter: Don Schnitzler

Monday, August 2nd (To be confirmed) Marshfield Historic Preservation Association

Program:  The Roddis Dress Collection

Presenter:  Edward Maeder, Curator of The Roddis Collection: American Style and Spirit.

Monday, September 13th

Sponsor:  Marshfield Historic Preservation Association

Program:   Marshfield Company C: Homegrown Heroes of World War II

Presenter:  Shirley Mook, President, Marshfield Historic Preservation Association

Monday, October 4th

Sponsor: (To be confirmed) Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library

Program:  Antique Textile Production

Presenter:  To be determined

Monday, November 1st

Sponsor:  Marshfield Historic Preservation Association (confirmed)

Program:  A Sneak Peek into the New Marshfield Heritage Museum

Presenter:  Shirley Mook, President, Marshfield Historic Preservation Association

Monday, December 6th

Sponsor:  Marshfield Area Genealogy Group

Program: To be determined

Presenter: To be determined 

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

June 5, 10am - 3pm in the Upham House yard

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Published May 19, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 4:30 PM

If you would be interested in helping with Marshfield's 150th Anniversary Celebration (which will be in 2022), please join our meeting!

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Published Mar 03, 2021
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