Category: History

The Webster Chair Factory display at the DCHS. You have probably heard about them, come and see our many examples of the 900 different styles of chairs once produced by the Webster Chair Factory. WCF once employed 500 citizens of the Twin Ports and supplied 7000 chairs for the 1892 Republican National Convention | Explore Superior

Gifting to Local Historical Society

Where There’s a Will…there will be another day for the DCHS By Tony Tracy As a non-profit organization, the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) relies...

Hardball at the Douglas County Historical Society | Explore Superior

Historical Society Presents “Hardball”

Hank Kaner’s Big Decision By Kathy Laakso Hank Kaner, loves baseball. No, it’s part of who he is. “I pitch because it takes me outta this life, takes me away...

Inside the Carnegie Library

Redevelopment of Old Library Overdue? Here is an image you have likely seen before. You have probably driven by it on your way to the Blatnik Bridge or...

History Happy Hour at Who’s Bar

Call the DCHS at (715) 392-8449 for more information

Wisconsin Historical Society Traveling Tour

WHS Traveling Tour hits Douglas County Historical Society The Wisconsin History Tour is here at DCHS! Stop in soon and see this superb traveling exhibit from the...

What’s In A Name

Native Americans Figured Large In Naming States Here’s some trivia to start your day off. Ever wonder where the name Wisconsin came from? How about Minnesota, or...

DCHS USO Show

1943 Radio USO Show Today & Tomorrow

One Weekend Only | Don’t Miss This Show! Where: Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Avenue, Superior When: Saturday, Dec. 6th – 2 pm & 6:30 pm;...

The Mataafa Blow Book Signing

Historical Society Hosts Mataafa Session

On November 22nd, from 12:00-2:00 pm, the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) brings back a familiar face for another visit.  Superior Author Robert “Bob”...

David Barry

David F. Barry Exhibit at DCHS

The Douglas County Historical Society will host an Exhibit Opening Reception & Program this Thursday, July 24th between 5-8 pm. A permanent exhibit of historical...

1201 Tower Avenue

F.W. Woolworth Co. – Tower Avenue

1201 Tower Avenue The F.W. Woolworth Company first opened one of its famous “five and ten cent stores” at 1201 Tower Avenue in 1909. Business was good and by...

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