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
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Wisconsin History

Nearby Places

1
Lumberman's Day 6/08/2019 Catawba - 2.49 miles away
2
Czech-Slovak Festival 6/14/2019 - 6/15/2019 Phillips - 12.08 miles away
3
Girls' Night Out 5/30/2019 Phillips - 12.39 miles away
4
Girls' Night Out 5/30/2019 Phillips - 12.4 miles away
5
Dave Marcis Walleye Tournament 5/18/2019 Rib Lake - 21.74 miles away
6
German Settlement Barn Dance 5/26/2019 Ogema - 22.92 miles away
7
Lawn Mower Races 5/26/2019 Fifield - 24 miles away
8
2019 Wisconsin Indian Head Country’s Governors Fishing Opener 5/03/2019 - 5/05/2019 Ladysmith - 24.28 miles away