Programs (click here for list)

Thursday, April 8, 7 p.m. (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE)
"Where Were the Rapids at Winnebago Rapids?"
The mystery of "Where were the rapids at Winnebago Rapids will be discussed – and solved – by Historical Society member and local historical researcher Jim Kuehl. This program will be held in the Shattuck Room on the main floor of the Neenah Public Library. Admission is free.

Thursday, May 20, 7 p.m.
Mark your calendar for the annual meeting of the Neenah Historical Society at the Best Western Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah. Reception at 5:30; dinner at 6:30. David Drake will entertain us with folk songs of Wisconsin.

Our exhibit on the Native Americans and early pioneers
in the Neenah area is on display in the south hallway of the first floor of Neenah's City Hall. A display about the Old City Hall and Clocktower is in the central lobby. The lobby is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mark your calendar for our annual CEMETERY WALK July 15, 2010

Our Annual COUNTRY FAIR will be Saturday, October 2, 2010.

Open Houses

The Octagon House Museum is open every Monday and Tuesday afternoon, from 1:30 pm until 4 pm. The museum is also open from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month, from May through November. The museum is open at other times by appointment.

PLEASE NOTE: The house will NOT be open on April 4 as previously noted, due to the Easter holiday.


Please visit the Neenah Historical Society's collection of Native American artifacts from the Neenah area on display in the south hallway of City Hall.


Our Annual Cemetery Walk at Oakhill Cemetery is the third Thursday in July. The next date is July 15, 2010.