Where Past Meets Present

Story Squad: Who We Are & What We Do

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” Do you know who said these few words? We’ll give you three hints: He once stayed as a guest at the Tallman house in Janesville, camped out nearby the Rock River during his service in the Blackhawk War, and he delivered an anti-slavery […]

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Rock County Historical Society Announces Five New Board Members

Janesville, WI— The Rock County Historical Society announces the appointment of five new members of its Board of Trustees, as well as new officers and board members for 2016. Joining the Board of Trustees are Richard Gruber – President, Keith Steinbeck, Autum Hall, Jim Schultz, and Amy McCann Badertscher. “Each class of incoming board members […]

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Celebrate the Olympics with the Historical Society

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just around the corner and the Rock County Historical Society wants to celebrate. To that end, the Society will be hosting a mini-exhibit about the Olympics located on the main level of the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center at the RCHS campus. The Society will also […]

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