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Delavan Historical Society members who have paid their 2021 membership dues are eligible to attend and vote at the annual meeting. The 2021 annual meeting will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7 pm. The meeting will cover updated Historical Society By-Laws and elections for our Officers. Here is what you need to know about the annual meeting.

To review the updated DHS By-Laws open the file linked here.

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Elections for the following positions.

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

The nominating committee will present all nominees for each officer position at the annual meeting. If you have nominations for any of these positions please email with the position, name, phone number and email address of your nominee.

DHS Masks – Now Available

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Delavan Historical Society adjustable masksavailable for $11 in our store. Also available at Remember When Antiques & Collectibles and Lubick Gallery in Downtown Delavan.

CANCELED – Getting Your House To Talk Workshop

Online Registration

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 […]

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 […]


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.