THE CARLIN HOUSE AND TURNER MUSEUM OPENED SATURDAY, APRIL 30  WITH THE ANNUAL STUDENT ART SHOW.

OLD SETTLER'S DAY

This year's  Old Settlers' Day will take place Sunday, July 24 at Village Park.  Ike and Martha Parker will be our honored couple at the oldest continuously celebrated event of its kind in Wisconsin.  This will be the 132nd consecutive Old Settlers' Day in Palmyra.  
Gather at noon.  Bring your own cutlery and a dish to pass.


 

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE
Archived newsletters that you can read
online or 
print out and read at home
Click on 
 Palmyra Historical Newsletters
to read copies from
1980 through Winter, 2014

Newsletters from Spring, 2015 to the present are available to society members

 

 

QUICK CALENDAR 2016

April 30 Student Art Show
Museum Opens

July 24 Old Settlers' Day

December 3 Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit
Museum Closes unti May, 2017


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Palmyra Historical Society
Main & Third Streets, PO Box 265
Palmyra, WI 53156-0265
(262) 495-4245, 495-2412
palmyrahistoricalsociety@centurylink.net
www.palmyrahistorical.org


 

WE ARE LOCATED IN PALMYRA, WISCONSIN, A COMMUNITY OF 1,700 PEOPLE IN THE KETTLE-MORAINE REGION OF SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN, ABOUT 50 MILES FROM MADISON TO THE NORTHWEST AND MILWAUKEE TO THE NORTHEAST.

                                                                                           

A scene from a recent Student Art Show that concluded May 20.

 

 

THE TURNER MUSEUM IS DISPLAYING ITS PERMANENT PALMYRA, (THEN AND NOW) EXHIBIT.    

Another featured exhibit in the Turner Museum is a tribute to the many men and women from Palmyra who Answered the Call in World War II.  This exhibit commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of the war will continue to the end of the season.   

Pictured:  Frank Murn of Palmyra

We are also showing an exhibit of ancient Palmyra, the now embattled Syrian city for which Palmyra, Wisconsin is named.

 

Terry Tuttons' book about the Palmyra sanitarium is now on sale at the Turner Museum.

 

        BAND CONCERTS

THE PALMYRA-EAGLE COMMUNITY BAND HAS OPENED ITS 2016 SEASON WITH A FAT TUESDAY CONCERT FEBRUARY 9 AND A LENTEN CONCERT AND SERVICE MARCH 16 AT THE PALMYRA METHODIST CHURCH.  THE BAND'S FULL 2016 SCHEDULE IS AVAILABLE AT THE BAND WEBSITE sSHOWN BELOW.

If you like great music from World War II, check out the Palmyra-Eagle Community Band's hot-selling  CD entitled The 40's: A Sentimental Journey.  Re-live the WWII years with This is the Army Mr. Jones, Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Lili Marlene, It's Been a Long Long Time, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree and twenty-two other classic songs, some featuring vocalists Ed Pierce (our director) and Kim Fadner.  You can learn more and order your own CD at www.pecb.info/ww2/index.html.


 The Palmyra Historical Society Board meets every month on the 3rd Saturday, May - December.

 

Would your group like an exclusive tour of the Carlin House and Turner Museum?  Or would you like to use our public space for a special event?  Contact Us with your request.