Dane County Historical Society

The Dane County Historical Society was founded in 1961 with the mission to preserve and promote Dane County’s history. DCHS is a membership organization anyone can join. More info about becoming a member can be found here. All donations are tax deductible.

The Dane County Historical Society manages the Otto Schroeder Archives and Records Center. Email us at danecountyhistory@gmail.com to make an appointment. Generally its best to consult our online catalog before making an appointment.

In some cases we may be able to copy or scan material and make it available  at a small charge, saving you time and the expense of making a trip to our archives.