WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Union soldiers take aim across the battlefield

Featured Programs

Featured Programs & Events

Frank Lloyd Wright: A Wisconsin Original

Wade House Historic Site in Sheboygan County, one of 12 Wisconsin Museums and Historic Sites operated by the Wisconsin Historical Society, will celebrate the 150th birthday of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright with season-long exhibits.

Canopy-top surrey from the Wesley W. Jung carriage collection, Sheboygan, WI, driven by Kenn Lockhart in the Spring Green Centennial Parade, July, 1957. Passengers are Frank Lloyd Wright and Oglivanna Wright. (Photo by Michael A. Vaccaro,

Carriage Driving Days

Enjoy the rare opportunity to see history brought to life at the Wade House Carriage Driving Days, August 18-19, 2018.

27th Annual Civil War Weekend

This annual special event brings the American Civil War to life. Held the last full weekend of September, Civil War Weekend is two action-filled days of battle re-enactments, military drills, medical demonstrations, period music, food, and more.

Union soldiers fire a cannon downfield

Historic Base Ball

Historic base ball at Wade House is the re-creation of the styles, speech, rules and terminology of the 1860s game. It's not only a competitive game, but also a re-enactment of baseball life, similar to an American Civil War re-enactment.

The Wade House baseball team poses next to the scoreboard

Hearthside Dinners

Wade House bustles with activity as guests anticipate a savory meal of a bygone era. Guests participate in a special Hearthside Dinner program, living the history of the 1860s as they work together to prepare a meal in the kitchens.

The fireplace is going at the Hearthside dinner