Jump River Valley Historical Museum

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Information: 715-339-6296

Open both days the 2nd full weekend in June then the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month from 10am-3pm thru Labor Day weekend.

The Jump River Valley Museum, a one-story brick building, is the former Catawba Town Hall, built in 1920. The museum displays artifacts covering the period between 1890-1940. Permanent exhibits explore the history of lumbering in the area, farming, rural schooling, and homemaking. The museum also has on display an addressing machine from Hawkins Telephone Co., a teller cage from the Catawba State Bank, one of the first quilts made by the first homemakers group in the county, and a stage curtain from the Kennan Town Hall that advertised local businesses in the area.
  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Wisconsin History
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical

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