Author: Gene Bavis

Joyce VanHaneghem, 3/1/31 – 7/8/17 0

Joyce VanHaneghem, 3/1/31 – 7/8/17

Lifelong Walworth resident and WHS member, Joyce VanHaneghem passed away on July 8.  Our sympathies to her family and friends.  She was interviewed in our March 2016 Newsletter.  That story is found here on...

Newsletter update as of June 2017 0

Newsletter update as of June 2017

We have added the March 2017 issue of the Walworth Historical Society Newsletter to our Newsletter Archives here on the website. It contains 10 pages of photos and interesting stories and articles.  Among those...

July 21 & 22 – Walworth Festival in the Park & Parade 0

July 21 & 22 – Walworth Festival in the Park & Parade

As always, the Walworth Historical Society will participate in the Walworth Festival in the Park and Parade.  We’ll have a display in the park on Friday and Saturday and we’ll have a float in...

Jim Drew to receive WHS Community Service Award at our Annual Meeting on May 15, 2017 0

Jim Drew to receive WHS Community Service Award at our Annual Meeting on May 15, 2017

Each year the Walworth Historical Society presents a Community Service Award to an individual, couple or group that has done a significant amount of volunteering to make the quality of life even better here...

Walworth United Methodist Church Approved for the National Register of Historic Places 0

Walworth United Methodist Church Approved for the National Register of Historic Places

On 3/27/17, the National Park Service approved the application of the Walworth United Methodist Church to be listed on the National Register of Historic places.  This is the FIRST (and hopefully not the last)...

April 6, 1917 – US enters WW I 0

April 6, 1917 – US enters WW I

April 6, 2017 is the Centennial of the US entry into World War I.  The Walworth Historical Society is looking for information about WWI veterans from Walworth, so if you have information, please contact...

Celebrating the Grange Sesquicentennial – 11/20/17 at 1 PM 0

Celebrating the Grange Sesquicentennial – 11/20/17 at 1 PM

The Patrons of Husbandry (aka Grange) was founded in 1867, so this is their 150th anniversary.  On Monday, November 20, 2017 at 1 PM the Walworth Historical Society will have a program about the...

Membership Dues are Due May 1 of each year. 0

Membership Dues are Due May 1 of each year.

If you are already a member of the Walworth Historical Society, this is a reminder that your annual dues are due on May 1 of each year unless you are a Life Member and...

Photos added! 1

Photos added!

As many of you know, Bob Mogray LOVES to take photographs around town and at our events.  Please visit the Photos tab and look at the photos under “Recent Events” and “Our Community Today.”...