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Popcorn and a Movie

Come and enjoy “Popcorn and a Movie” on Thursday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Delavan Historical Society Exhibit and Resource Center. Those who enjoyed the Big Bands that made Delavan’s dance halls the place to be in the summers long past will enjoy seeing and hearing them in the film. Those too young or not lucky to have seen them will be able to become acquainted. . Gordon Yadon, Delavan’s Mr. History whose phenomenal interest and memories spawned […]

Walworth County Historical Society Presents Black Point House and Gardens Program by David Desimone

Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 2 PM PLEASE SAVE THE DATE ABOVE TO ATTEND THIS PRESENTATION BY David Desimone from Black Point House and Gardens! Come to Heritage Hall in Elkhorn to hear David Desimone, director of the Black Point Estate Museum on the south shore of Geneva Lake, take you on a trip around Geneva Lake describing the grand homes and resorts that have been lost, which highlights the importance of historic preservation. Designed by Adolph Cudell, Black Point […]

Delavan Historical Society Thursday, May 19th 7 pm Presents: The History of The Village Supper Club

Delavan Historical Society Membership Meeting February 18, 2016 1pm

October Program to Highlight Taverns Around Delavan Lake

The October 16th program of the Delavan Historical Society will be about Bars, Taverns, and Saloons in the Town of Delavan. Please join us as we discuss and reminisce about the place we use to meet up with friends at and the places our parents use to frequent. This program will be all about the audience participation, so bring your memories and photos! Thursday, October 16th at the Community Bank, Community Centre, 825 E. Geneva Street., Delavan at 7:00pm. Refreshments […]

**HOLIDAY HOURS**

The Delavan Historical Society Exhibit & Resource Center will be closed on Saturday, December 26th and Monday, December 28th, 2015. We will return to our regular hours, Mondays & Saturdays 10am – 2pm on January 5, 2016.

Delavan Historical Society Annual Meeting January 21, 2016

On Thursday, January 21st, the Delavan Historical Society will host its annual meeting. Elections of Directors will take place during the meeting. We currently have one director’s position open. The program will be held at the Delavan Historical Society’s Exhibit & Resource Center at 663 E Ann St at 1pm.

Delavan’s Heritage Fest to be held June 24 – June 26, 2016

Heritage Fest Click on “Heritage Fest” for event line-up or visit delavanheritagefest.com for updates.

Maxwell Street Days/180th Anniversary Celebration, August 13, 2016

THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO DELAVAN, WI ON JULY 28, 2013