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Visit the Sussex-Lisbon Area Museum

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  Visit the Museum Our old location: the former Depot Museum/Fred H. Keller History Museum January thru March by appointment only or watch for openings. Please contact:   Admission FREE ADMISSION – Donations gladly accepted Location The Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc. and its the Sussex-Lisbon Area Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Sussex Civic Center at… Read more »

Donations to SLAHS

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  Donations The Society Archives is interested in acquiring private manuscript papers and organizational records that document the history of the Sussex-Lisbon area from the nineteenth century to the present. We seek Sussex-Lisbon area textual and audio-visual  collections encompassing many subject areas including agriculture, the arts, business and industry, mass communications, labor, social action, the military, natural resources, politics and… Read more »

About Us: Mission Statement

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Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society Mission Statement Mission We are an educational society dedicated to the collection and preservation of historical artifacts, pictures, stories, and similar materials from the Sussex, Lisbon, and surrounding areas. Our Guiding Principles Are… – Generate interest in local history. – Acquire and preserve local area artifacts. – Encourage accurate preservation of architecture, landmarks, and area features…. Read more »


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Committees: Note: if you have an interest in any of these areas please come to a monthly special Board meeting (usually held at the Depot museum) or one of the Quarterlyor the Annual general membership meetings. You can also write to us at the emailaddress listed at the bottom of this web page. Publicity FUNdraising Building & Grounds  Membership Budget… Read more »

SLAHS President, Rita Hahn

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Rita Hahn, President – Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc. As a Director for the Sussex-Lisbon Historical, Inc., I was asked to run for President. I was unanimously elected to the position on March 12, 2020. My background is summarized as follows: Graduated from Pulaski High School in 1975 Established a Wedding Photography business in 1981 Continuously involved in Avon Sales… Read more »

About Us: Background History

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On track to history – Sussex -Lisbon Area Historical Society to open in old rail depot Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) – Sunday, December 15, 2002 Readability:11-12 grade level (Lexile: 1240L)Author: JACQUELINE SEIBEL,, Journal Sentinel   An 1893 charcoal drawing of the village’s pioneers, an 1872 map of Lisbon and an extensive Kewpie collection kept in the home of historian… Read more »

About Us: By-Laws

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Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society By-laws 9-11-2003 Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society Bylaws Preamble These bylaws shall supersede all previous bylaws and amendments thereto and shall be consistent with the provisions of the Chapter 181 and section 44.03 of the Wisconsin Statutes and with the articles of incorporation and all subsequent restatements and amendments thereto filed with the Secretary of State under… Read more »