Tuesday, February 19 – Olson Bros. Family Stories – Dick Olson – A visual and verbal view of the 132 years of Olson involvement in the lumber-dray and building material business in Washburn.  Some things change – some things don’t!

Music – To be announced   

Tuesday, January 8 – History of Brownstone Quarrying– Quarrying played a huge role in the early development of the Bayfield Peninsula.  Local expert, Tom Gerstenberger, will fill us in on the details of the nine major quarries.

Music:  Cisco & Johnny (Mark Ehlers & Greg Highlands)   

Tuesday, February 5 – The Great War Comes to Washburn  – Bob Mackreth – In the second half of a two-part presentation, historian Bob Mackreth will follow the stories of several local young men and women who answered their country’s call and set off “Over There.”

Music:  Rick Gilman 

Eighth Annual Tony Woiak 2019 - Winter
Washburn History Festival

Washburn Harbor View Event Center

Presentations begin at 7:00 pm

This history festival is sponsored by The Washburn Area Historical Society and the Washburn Heritage Association.
Helping to preserve and protect our area’s rich history. 
Refreshments will be served before and after the presentations. -$5 admission

Tuesday, January 22 – One Room Schools in Bayfield CountySheree Peterson – The first one-room school was established in Bayfield County in 1858, and over 200 schools were established throughout the county during the peak period of immigration and settlement

Music:   Zach Olson & friends