Located in the second floor of the Washburn Cultural Center & Museum
Tony Woiak History Festival – Summer 2022
Presented by the Washburn Area Historical Society
All events take place at the Harbor View Event Center
Tuesdays – 7:30pm
June 28 – “Where Are All the Railroads?” Singer/songwriter/historian Warren Nelson and son Rowan Nelson-Ferris present stories and original songs about the great bygone days of the railroads.
July 17 – “Take a Ride on the Trolley” Join Sharon Stewart for a narrated tour to see Washburn’s architecture and history.
The hour-long Brownstone Days trolly ride through Washburn is free to all.
August 2 – “A Kiosk Doesn’t Happen Overnight”
Join the WHA Kiosk Committee as they describe the process from conception to finish for the beautiful, interchangeable window display panels for the kiosk.
August 9 – “The first CCC Camp in Wisconsin”
On May 4, 1933, the men of CCC Company 640 marched from the Omaha station on 1st Ave. E. in Washburn 17 miles to the former homestead of Ora and Lizzie Brinks in the barrens to begin their 6-month enlistment in the CCC.
Pete Mann’s program will explore the presence of the CCC in Bayfield County and the establishment of Camp Brinks.
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