Kewaskum's 125th Anniversary

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KEWASKUM, WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village

By Aaron Laatsch & Anne Trautner

In conjunction with the 125th anniversary celebration of the incorporation of the Village of Kewaskum, the Kewaskum Historical Society has published KEWASKUM WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village, a book documenting the Village’s history. The book is available for purchase at several area businesses (listed on this page) or can be ordered (shipping fees extra) by completing the book order form.

100% of each sale benefits the Kewaskum Historical Society.

Hardcover

$35.00

Inside the Book

This 320-page, hardcover, coffee-table style book includes detailed chapters with information about Chief Kewaskum, early settlers, area businesses, schools, churches, local government, civic groups, and more. Included throughout the book are memories from village residents, adding a personal touch to our already interesting village history. You will also find many historic photos, documents, maps, and other items related to Kewaskum. A must-have for anyone with ties to Kewaskum, this book promises to hold a coveted spot on your bookshelf or table at home or business.

Details

Format: Foil-stamped Hardcover with Dust Jacket
Pages: 320 Pages
Dimensions: 11.75" x 9.6"
Publication Date: March 3, 2020
ISBN-13: 9780578615264
Authors: Aaron Laatsch & Anne Trautner
Publisher: Kewaskum Historical Society

About the Authors

KEWASKUM WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village was co-written and designed by Kewaskum Historical Society volunteers Aaron Laatsch and Anne Trautner. Aaron is a fifth-generation Kewaskum resident with a passion for researching and preserving local history. Anne is a journalist with the Kewaskum Statesman who shares an interest in Kewaskum’s treasured past.

Purchase Books
at These Locations

Kewaskum

The Candy Tree

The Fifth Quarter

Geidel's Piggly Wiggly

General Store Antique Mall

Hair on Main

Kewaskum Village Hall

West Bend

Urban Farm Girl

The History Center of Washington County

Campbellsport

Woodland Creek Supper Club

Meet the Authors

Book Reception

Book Authors Aaron Laatsch and Anne Trautner

Date to be determined. Join us at The Tower Heritage Center Old Courthouse Museum for a social and book release program. Authors Aaron Laatsch and Anne Trautner will speak about their book, KEWASKUM WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village.

The book will be available for purchase at the event, and 100% of each sale benefits the Kewaskum Historical Society. This program is FREE of charge.


Kewaskum at 125 Exhibit

Now through July 31, 2021. Visit The Tower Heritage Center’s Kewaskum at 125, a temporary exhibit complementing the Village of Kewaskum’s 125th anniversary celebrations.

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Kewaskum's 125th Anniversary

Founder's Day Celebration

June 12 & 13, 2020

River Hill Park – Kewaskum, WI

Contact

For more information or to find out how to get involved, please contact:

  • Aaron Laatsch
  • Anne Trautner
  • kewaskum125th@gmail.com
  • Kewaskum Historical Society
  • P.O. Box 394
  • Kewaskum, WI 53040
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Tickets

Fish Fry and Pancake Breakfast advance tickets can be purchased at:

Friday Fish Fry
  • J.O.'s
  • The Fifth Quarter
  • Geidel's Piggly Wiggly
  • Fire Dept. Members
Saturday Pancake Breakfast
  • The Fifth Quarter
  • Geidel's Piggly Wiggly
  • Legion Members

Parade Route

The Parade steps off at Noon from Kewaskum High School:

South on Reigle Drive to 2nd St.

West on 2nd St. to Fond du Lac Av.

South on Fond du Lac Av. to Main St.

East on Main St. to Parkview Dr.

Shuttle Bus Locations

Pick up/drop off every 15-20 minutes:

Downtown Kewaskum Parking Lot
140 Main St.

Peace United Church of Christ
270 Main St.

Regal Ware, Inc.
1675 Reigle Dr.

River Hill Park
1202 Parkview Dr.

River Hill Park
1149 Riverview Dr.

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