Other Historical Societies Near Palmyra

We are privileged to be a part of a network of people in southeastern Wisconsin who share our love for history. Here are some of the other organizations within an easy drive of Palmyra.

Wisconsin State Historical Society
516 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
see website for phone numbers

The State Historical Society has a library on the UW-Madison campus and a museum on the Capitol Square. It also operates several historic sites throughout the state including Old World Wisconsin 1.5 miles south of Eagle and about 10 miles from Palmyra. “Old World” features more than 65 historic structures brought from various places in Wisconsin and many costumed guides to show you around. For anyone interested in history, this is an attraction not to be missed.

The society also works with scholars and local historical societies including ours to help bring history alive to the people of Wisconsin and others throughout the world.

Bark River Woods Historical Society
W4080 State Road 106 E
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-4773

Black Point Estate
Lake Geneva (Wisconsin Historical Society)

Concord Historical Society
W1185 Concord Center Drive
Sullivan, WI 53178

Eagle Historical Society
217 Main Street
Eagle, WI 53119

Fort Atkinson Historical Society,
Hoard Museum, and National Dairy Shrine
407 Merchants Avenue
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-7769

Geneva Lake Museum
255 Mill Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
(262) 248-6060

Jefferson Historical Society
303 East Main Street
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 674-3981

Johnson Creek Historical Society
PO Box 113
Johnson Creek, WI 53038
(920) 699-2421

Kettle Moraine Natural History Association
S91W39091 Highway 59 #39091
Eagle, WI 53119
(262) 594-6200

Lake Mills-Aztalan Historical Society
N6364 Hwy Q
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 648-4632

Milton House Museum
18 South Janesville St.
Milton, WI 53563
(608) 868-7772

Recollection Wisconsin

Rock County Historical Society
Lincoln-Tallman House
Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center
426 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI
(608) 756-4509

Rome/Sullivan Historical Society
N3866 West Street
Rome, WI
(262) 593-8862

Walworth County Historical Society
9 East Rockwell PO Box 273
Elkhorn, WI 53121
(262) 723-4248

Waterloo Historical Society
Polk Street and South Monroe
Waterloo, WI 53594
(920) 478-2328

Watertown Historical Society
919 Charles Street
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 261-2796

Whitewater Historical Society
301 West Whitewater Street
Whitewater, WI 53190
(262) 473-6280

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Community Links

Band Concerts

One of the first-organized community bands of the area, the Palmyra-Eagle Community Band performs numerous concerts during the year at a variety of locations. A full schedule of their events is posted at their website (below).

If you like great music from World War II, check out the Palmyra-Eagle Community Band’s hot-selling CD entitled The 40’s: A Sentimental Journey. Relive the WWII years with This is the Army Mr. Jones, Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Lili Marlene, It’s Been a Long Long Time, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree and twenty-two other classic songs, some featuring vocalists Ed Pierce (the band director) and Kim Fadner. You can learn more and order your own CD at