Local History Programs & Events Sept. - Nov.

The Life of Architect William Waters
Wed., Sept. 4
6:30 p.m.
Under the Dome
Blogger and William Waters expert Richard Nebel discusses the man who created the Oshkosh we see today. Visit Nebel's blog to view his original drawings of Waters' many buildings and residences.

Book Spotlight: Looking Back
Tues., Sept. 17
6 p.m.
Lower Level Meeting Room
Local author Ron La Point shares details from his latest book which examines the rich history of Oshkosh sports. Copies will be available for sale.

 

 

 

Oshkosh During the Great Depression
Wed., Sept. 18
6 p.m.
Lower Level Meeting Room
What was life like in Oshkosh during the decade of despair? Presented in partnership with the Winnebago County Historical & Archaeological Society.

Book Spotlight: Oshkosh Down Under: Basement Businesses and the Tunnel from the Hotel Athearn to the Grand Opera House
Wed., Oct. 23
6:30 p.m.
Under the Dome
Have you heard about Oshkosh's underground tunnels? Local author and historian Julie Johnson's curiosity led her to dig into why the tunnels were built, how they changed and if any still exist.