Celebrate Shawano County’s rich and wonderful heritage.

Incorporated in 1941, our mission is to “preserve the culture and history of Shawano County by creating a vibrant learning experience and serving as a repository for current and future generation.”
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Historical Posts of Shawano County

We have a treasure trove of history awaiting you. Curated from our archives, we have digitized and published stories, photos and interesting facts for you to enjoy.

Latest Historical Posts

Archive Search

Search our archives for records of photos, documents, and artifacts

Headstone Walk

Celebrating the veterans of Shawano County

Historic Properties - "Shawano has History"

Listing of historically significant sites in the City of Shawano

Artifact Donation

Resource for donating your documents and artifacts

Visit Points of Interest

Heritage Park

Heritage Park

Shawano County’s first European settlement, located in the City of Shawano.

Locations, Hours & Tours

Visit us year around or by appointment

Gresham Depot Museum

A historic depot located on Main Street in Gresham, WI

Sikora Reception Center

Library services for researchers

Zachow Depot Museum

A historic depot located within the Shawano County Historical Society’s Heritage Park

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“Bridging The Past To Present”


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Every penny helps.

Artifact Donation


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