Dane County’s Local Historical Societies

The Dane County Historical Society is just one of many local historical societies operating in Dane County. Below is a more detailed list that may help you in your research. Please keep in mind this may not be a complete list. Please let us know if there are others we should be aware of.

Dane County Local Historical Societies

Albion Academy, home to the Albion Academy Historical Society

Albion Academy – home of the Albion Academy Historical Society

Albion Academy Historical Society
605 Campus Lane
Albion, WI 53534
(608) 884-4809/nancydurgin@yahoo.com




Black Earth Historical Society
PO Box 214
Black Earth, WI 53515
(608) 767-2502/behistoricalsoc@gmail.com

Brooklyn Area Historical Society
PO Box 174
Brooklyn, WI, 53521

Historical photo of the Cambridge School, home of the Cambridge Historic School Foundation

Historical photo of the Cambridge School, home of the Cambridge Historic School Foundation


Cambridge Historic School Foundation
W8955 Ripley Road
Cambridge, WI 53523
(920) 563-9095



Cottage Grove Area Historical Society
439 Cheryl Street
Cottage Grove, WI 53527
(608) 839-5578/acres2@frontier.com

Cross Plains-Berry Historical Society
9260 Far View Road
Mazomanie, WI 53560
(608) 798-2217/crossplainshistory@gmail.com

Dane County Area Genealogical Society
PO Box 5652
Madison WI 53705-0652/widcags@gmail.com

De Forest Area Historical Society
203 Library Street
DeForest, WI  53532
(608) 846-5482/dahsoc@yahoo.com

Historic First Lutheran Church in Middleton, a local historical society dedicated to the preservation of the historic church

Historic First Lutheran Church in Middleton

First Lutheran Church – Middleton
711 Pleasant View Rd.
Middleton, WI 53562



Mailing Address
First Lutheran Church
c/o Bruce Michaelis, Chairman, Trustees
19 S. Owen Drive
Madison, WI 53705

Fitchburg Historical Society
Fitchburg Room, Second Floor, Fitchburg Public Library
5530 Lacy Road
Fitchburg, WI 53711
(608) 729-1783/woodedarchives@gmail.com

Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin
PO Box 6339
Madison, WI 53716-0339
(608) 287-0339

Old Halfway Prairie School

Old Halfway Prairie School in the Town of Mazomanie

Friends of Old Halfway Prairie School





Friends of The Meeting House

Friends of Historic Third Lake Ridge

Friends of Schumacher Farm
5682 Hwy 19
Waunakee, WI  53597

Nathaniel and Harriett Dean House

Nathaniel and Harriett Dean House, home of the Historic Blooming Grove Historical Society

Historic Blooming Grove Historical  Society
4718 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 249-7920/hbghs@tds.com



Historic Madison Inc.
P.O. Box 2721
Madison, WI  53701
(812) 265-2967/historicmadisonwi@gmail.com

Koshkonong Prairie Historical Society
1906 Cambridge School
211 South Street
Cambridge, WI 53523
(608) 423-4438/redfordfarm@gmail.com

Livreise Norwegian Heritage Center

Livsreise Norwegian Heritage Center in Stoughton

Livsreise – Norwegian Heritage Center
277 W. Main Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 873-7567/Livsreise@norwegianheritagecenter.org



Madison History Roundtable
Meets the second Thursday of the month (September – May)
Radisson Hotel Madison
517 Grand Canyon Drive
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 333-9732/madisonhistoryroundtable@gmail.com

Marshall Area Historical Society
128 E. Main St (museum address)
PO Box 33  (mailing address)
Marshall WI 53559/marshallwimuseum@gmail.com

Mazomanie Historical Society
PO Box 248
Mazomanie, WI 53560
608 795-4355/szudyz@charter.net

McFarland Historical Society
5814 Main Street
McFarland, WI 53558
608 838-3992/licht.jane@gmail.com

Middleton Area Historical Society
7410 Hubbard Avenue
Middleton, WI 53562

Driftless Historium

Driftless Historium, home of the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society

Mount Horeb Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 238, 100 S Second Street
Mt Horeb, WI 53572





Oregon Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 262
159 West Lincoln Street
Oregon, WI 53575

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Stoughton Area Historical Society
324 South Page Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 873-4797/info@stoughtonhistoricalsociety.org

Sun Prairie Historical Library And Museum
115 East Main Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590                 
(608) 825-0837/museum@cityofsunprairie.com

Photo Gallery - The Crosse House

Sun Prairie Historical Restorations owns and manages the Crosse house in Sun Prairie.

Sun Prairie Historical Restorations
133 W. Main Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590





Verona Area Historical Society
c/o Jesse Charles
1234 Cathedral Point Drive
Verona, WI  53593-8520/SaveVeronaHistory@gmail.com