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RCHS Celebrates Rock County’s History Makers

JANESVILLE, WI— The Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) will be honoring four individuals who have made a difference in Rock County through their dedication to sharing history. The inaugural History Makers Gala will be held at The Venue located at 38 S.… Read the rest

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


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