Author: Gene Bavis

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.”...

Still More Stories 0

Still More Stories

We’ve upload 18 stories from Newsletters.  Please check them out AND if you have more information about ANY of them, please contact us.   We have also added 8 interviews done by Dawn Russell...

3-20-17 – Fashion Show at WHS Museum 0

3-20-17 – Fashion Show at WHS Museum

    Fashion Show at the WHS Museum       By Bob Mogray On Monday, March 20, at 7:30 PM the Walworth Historical Society will sponsor a fashion show entitled “A Fashion Tour Through History.” This...

Mike Harland will speak on WWI based on diaries.  9/18/2017 at 7:30 PM – WHS 0

Mike Harland will speak on WWI based on diaries. 9/18/2017 at 7:30 PM – WHS

Please save Monday, September 18, 2017 for a program about WWI presented by Mike Harland from Williamson. Raymond DeHond, WWI soldier from Williamson, NY   April 6, 1917 – 100 years ago – United States...