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Rock County Historical Society

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426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
608-756-4509 www.rchs.us

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July 2017
$3 - $5

History in Focus: The Exhibit!

July 14 @ 10:00 am - December 29 @ 3:00 pm
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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The Rock County Historical Society's newest exhibit is a celebration of images, including paintings, photographs, and motion pictures, and is all about how they help us remember the past and tell stories. This exhibit is an interactive experience that is suitable for kids of all ages and we encourage families to explore. Enter the Victorian-era photography studio and snap a picture while dressed to the nines, view historic paintings, and admire the beautiful artifacts. The exhibit runs through December 29,…

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October 2017
$20

Spirits in the Night: The Tallman Crypt

October 5
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Dark Rituals, strange disappearances. It's happening at the mysterious Lincoln-Tallman House this October. All new in 2017, you'll hear the story... the screams... the blood. Who will be the next prey? Discover the evil lurking as you're guided through all three levels of the old mansion. Learn the history of the legend - IF you dare. Stop in for food, drink, and fun before or after the tour at the SpookEasy in the newly renovated Carriage House, open 6:30pm -…

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$20

Spirits in the Night: The Tallman Crypt

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Dark Rituals, strange disappearances. It's happening at the mysterious Lincoln-Tallman House this October. All new in 2017, you'll hear the story... the screams... the blood. Who will be the next prey? Discover the evil lurking as you're guided through all three levels of the old mansion. Learn the history of the legend - IF you dare. Stop in for food, drink, and fun before or after the tour at the SpookEasy in the newly renovated Carriage House, open 6:30pm -…

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$20

Spirits in the Night: The Tallman Crypt

October 12 - October 14
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Dark Rituals, strange disappearances. It's happening at the mysterious Lincoln-Tallman House this October. All new in 2017, you'll hear the story... the screams... the blood. Who will be the next prey? Discover the evil lurking as you're guided through all three levels of the old mansion. Learn the history of the legend - IF you dare. Stop in for food, drink, and fun before or after the tour at the SpookEasy in the newly renovated Carriage House, open 6:30pm -…

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$20

Spirits in the Night: The Tallman Crypt

October 19 - October 21
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Dark Rituals, strange disappearances. It's happening at the mysterious Lincoln-Tallman House this October. All new in 2017, you'll hear the story... the screams... the blood. Who will be the next prey? Discover the evil lurking as you're guided through all three levels of the old mansion. Learn the history of the legend - IF you dare. Stop in for food, drink, and fun before or after the tour at the SpookEasy in the newly renovated Carriage House, open 6:30pm -…

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$20

Spirits in the Night: A Tallman Thriller

October 26 - October 28
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Prepare for a Victorian thriller, Spirits in the Night, a new tour where history and horror converge. Explore the Lincoln-Tallman House and unearth a killer’s true identity. Drywater Productions and professionals from the local performing arts community have worked with the Society to develop this original theatrical experience using the Rock County Historical Society campus as its stage. This event is intended for those age 13 years and older. Tours are offered 7:30 – 11:30 pm on Thursdays through Saturdays…

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November 2017
$6 - $10

Holiday Tours at the Lincoln-Tallman House

November 20 - December 30
Rock County Historical Society, 426 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 2017 holiday season. It’s a holiday tradition for the entire family. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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December 2017
$20

Adult Night @ the Museum

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rock County Historical Society, 426 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
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Here's a holiday party at the museum like none other. Don your most comfortable clothes (or ugly sweater) and join the festivities at the Rock County Historical Society's first Adult Night at the Museum. Connect with friends for cocktails, watch a silly holiday film, take selfies, and more. Whether you're on Santa's naughty or nice list, you're invited! Space is limited for this adults-only event.

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