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Rock County Historical Society

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Upcoming Events

June 2018

Lincoln-Tallman House Tours

June 1 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Lincoln-Tallman House, 440 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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$4 - $8

Tour the Lincoln-Tallman House, where you will learn about the construction of the mansion, the members and personalities of the Tallman family, and the events that caused Abraham Lincoln to spend two nights in the house. 60 minute tours are held Thursday - Sunday from June 1 until September 1, with tours leaving every hour from 10am to 3pm. Tours are available Monday - Wednesday by appointment. Closed holidays.

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August 2018

Tallman Arts Festival

August 5
Lincoln-Tallman House Grounds, 440 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Enjoy art, food, music and more at Wisconsin’s oldest and longest running art festival. Over 100 fine art, craft, jewelry and food vendors are on the campus. Browse through the vendors, listen to local bands on the stage, enjoy family activities, and celebrate summer with the Rock County Historical Society at the 61st Annual Tallman Arts Festival.

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September 2018

Pokemon Go Historical Walk

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S Main St
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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For all ages. Hunt for Pokemon while learning a bit of local history, as you walk around the beautiful Courthouse Hill neighborhood in Janesville. Sponsored by the Rock County Historical Society and Hedberg Public Library. Tour begins and ends at the Hedberg Public Library. No registration necessary. Kids ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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Pokemon Go Historical Walk

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S Main St
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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For all ages. Hunt for Pokemon while learning a bit of local history, as you walk around the beautiful Courthouse Hill neighborhood in Janesville. Sponsored by the Rock County Historical Society and Hedberg Public Library. Tour begins and ends at the Hedberg Public Library. No registration necessary. Kids ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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October 2018

Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2018

Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N Washington St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
+ Google Map

Gravestones and ghoulish tales await you at Janesville's largest city of the dead, Oak Hill Cemetery. Come along on a tour of the cemetery and learn some interesting stories about people from Rock County's past. Led by local expert Sherry Thurner and the Rock County Historical Society staff, you will hear stories of mystery and mayhem all while enjoying a lovely evening stroll through the cemetery. Guests are strongly encouraged to dress for the weather as October can be rainy,…

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November 2018

Holiday Tours at the Lincoln-Tallman House

November 19 - December 30
Lincoln-Tallman House, 440 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Visit the historic Lincoln-Tallman house dressed in all its Christmas finery. While touring, you'll learn about Christmas traditions from years gone by. Don't miss this festive experience while viewing decorations only in the house for the 2018 holiday season. It's a holiday tradition for the entire family. November 19- December 30, closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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