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REGIONAL MEETING JULY 20, 20132013 Northeast Regional Meeting – Seymour
Wisconsin Council for Local History and Wisconsin Historical Society

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Hosted by the Seymour Community Historical Society
Upper Level Seymour Community Museum - 133 Depot St. Seymour, WI 54165


9:00 – 9:30 am Registration and Refreshments
Doughnuts, rolls. fruit, coffee and juice. Early arrivals can browse the museum.

9:30 – 9:45 am Welcome and Introductions
Bill Collar, President, Seymour Community Historical Society

9:45 – 10:15 am Presentation – Public Programming
Rick Bernstein, Field Services, Wisconsin Historical Society

10:15 – 10:30 am Break

10:30 – 12:00 pm Workshop: Adding Visual Interest to your exhibits; three perspectives

Ken Winius – President, Print Center, 5732 95th Ave – Suite 200 Kenosha, WI 53144 262 484-4071 Ext. 117 E-Mail:

Steve Kemp - Countryside Photographers 835 S. Main St. Seymour, WI 54165 920.833-.6357

Tina Lutz- Balance Studios, 1263 Main Street, Suite 212 Green Bay, Wisconsin 54302 920 433-9770

12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch - Provided by Don’s Quality Market and the Home of the Hamburger, Inc. An outside picnic between the gazebo and the “Hamburger Charlie” statue. A tent and picnic tables with vintage music in the gazebo. Menu: Burgers grilled by Home of the Hamburger, Inc., potato salad, beans, chips, pickles, etc. with Seymour soda.

1:15 - 1:30 pm Wisconsin Council for Local History - Business Meeting

1:30 – 2:30 pm Regional Roundtable (Rick Bernstein)
Each group attending has the floor for five minutes

2:30 – 4:00 pm Tours:
1) Laske Homestead – Melchert Collection – Three miles north of Seymour. Guided tour includes 45 minutes at the Laske traditional homestead with renovated barn, vintage farm implements and antiques in home; then 45 minutes at Melchert’s with John Deere collection, classic cars and toy tractor, etc. display. They are ½ mile apart. (Map will be provided). Some walking and stairs necessary at Laske Homestead.

2) Seymour Community Museum and Old Time General store. The museum and general store are open for guided tours from 2:30 until 5:00. Allow a minimum of one hour. Vintage tractors will be on display on Depot St.

Registration Cost: $15.00. The cost Includes a hamburger picnic. Please indicate if you prefer a vegetarian dish.

Registration deadline: Saturday, July 13, 2013.
Send registration to: Jennie Huettl - 413 W. Pearl St – Seymour, WI 54165

For Questions Call: Bill Collar, 920 833-6064 or e-mail:
Directions: The Seymour Community Museum is located at 133 Depot St. downtown Seymour one block east of Main St.

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