MAY 2017 AT THE CALEDONIA HISTORICALVILLAGE

The Caledonia Historical Village located on 5 Mile Road just east of Hwy 38 is owned and operated by the Caledonia Historical Society.  The Caledonia Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit and all members are volunteers.  Therefore all renovations, all maintenance, all activities at the Caledonia Historical Village are undertaken by those volunteers.  All funding of those renovations, maintenance and activities is through donations, grants, membership and fund raising.

WE ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON!

Come join us on the fourth Sunday of the month, May through September,  when the buildings are open for the season.  The buildings will be open from 1 pm until 4 pm with docents available to provide information.  Come admire the progress that has been made to the renovation of the 1919 Botting Road Machine Shed.  Come view the new additions to the artifacts stored throughout the buildings and the park grounds.  Come be amazed at what history has to say to you.

UPCOMING EVENTS!

The CHS will be holding the third annual Dinner in the Depot on June 10th at 5:30 pm.  The tickets are $20 per person.  Contact Nancy Nelson at nelsonn@sbcglobal.net for information.  Seating is limited.  The food and the company are great!

The CHS will be participating once again in the Racine Fourth of July parade.  Please attend and cheer on the CHS participants and admire the historic wagon that will be riding down the street for everyone to enjoy.

Do you like old time radio.  RG Productions will perform a radio program in the Caledonia Historical Village on Sunday, August 13th.  The programs will be Fibber McGee and Molly and Our Miss Brooks.  More details will be forthcoming, but mark it on your calendar.

The CHS annual Heritage Festival will be September 9th and 10th.  Our theme is “Back to the Past” and we are hoping individuals with local family history will be willing to present a brief family memory or tradition or local story.  If you are interested in doing this, please contact Chuck Miles at ridingsmater@gmail.com.

Come Join Us!

The Caledonia Historical Society  meets the third Thursday of every month with the next meeting scheduled for June 15th at 6:30 pm at the 1877 Town Hall in the Caledonia Historical Village.   The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.

CHS Is Everywhere!

The Caledonia Historical Society is on Facebook.  Like CHS at Caledonia Historical Society.  The Caledonia Historical Society is on Twitter.  Follow CHS at Caledonia Historical.  Check this website for updates regarding CHS events.  Visit the Caledonia Historical Village, east of Hwy 38 on 5 Mile Rd.

Rent The CHS Historical  Village For Your  Special Event!

The Caledonia Historical Village grounds and historic buildings are available for rent.  Hold your wedding or family reunion while enjoying a historic vista.  For more information, use the Comments page on this website or contact Chuck Miles , the CHS President at ridingsmarter@gmail.com.  What could be better than the beautiful back drop of the Caledonia Historical Village located at 5 Mile Road and Hwy 38 for your special occasion!

 

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