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Chill at Oak Hill Embraced by Community

JANESVILLE, WI— Imagine the surprise of the Rock County Historical Society staff when, over the course of just a few days, over 500 people selected “going” to the Chill at Oak Hill event on the RCHS official Facebook page. An event that was expected to have a modest turn-out has proven to be one of RCHS’ most sought-after programs!… Read the rest

Historical Society Wins Award for Local History Excellence

Historical Society Wins Award for Local History Excellence

Reuben Gold Thwaites Award for Local History is State Agency’s Highest Honor

JANESVILLE, WI—Creative programming, community outreach and a broad vision to reach new audiences by the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) is being recognized by history leaders across Wisconsin.… Read the rest

Preserving the History of Janesville Oak Hill Chapel. 2 years Later Progress Report

Preserving the History of Janesville’s Oak Hill Chapel: 2 years Later Progress Report
By: Richard Snyder

June 1st, 2015 was the 2-year anniversary since the first contact with the City of Janesville on the Oak Hill Chapel. On June 1, 2013 the Gazette had an article about the Oak Hill Chapel stated by writer Marcia Nelesen.… Read the rest

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