Dane County Historical Society

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

The Dane County Historical Society hosts public events and erects historical markers. It also manages a small archival facility – the Otto Schroeder Archives and Records Center ,

We recommend researchers review our online catalog before making an appointment. Email danecountyhistory@gmail.com to make an appointment.