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.  We also manage a small archival facility – the Otto Schroeder Archives and Records Center ,

Email danecountyhistory@gmail.com to make an appointment. Researchers should review our online catalog before making an appointment.