Welcome to a new season at
Turner Museum and Carlin House!

Open Saturdays 10-2

Coming Events

Please see our Calendar of Events
for more information.

October 28
Deadline for Gingerbread House
contest entries

December 2
Christmas at the Museum
Dolls and Dollhouse Community Collection on display

December 3 thru April 2018
Museum closed for the season

For archived
newsletters (from 1980 through Winter 2015) that you can read online or print and read at home, click on

 Palmyra Historical Newsletters

Newsletters from Fall 2015 to the present are available to society members. Want to become a member and get the latest news from the Palmyra Historical Society? Contact us using our Help Us tab and we'll tell you how you can join our growing number of supporters, to whom we extend a heartfelt thank you.


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
(using our Help Us tab).


The Palmyra Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible and always welcome.

Palmyra Historical Society
Main & Third Streets, PO Box 265
Palmyra, WI 53156-0265
(262) 495-4245, 495-2412

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Community Links

Jefferson County


Palmyra Chamber of Commerce

Palmyra-Eagle Community Band

Powers Memorial Library

Town of Palmyra

Village of Palmyra


Band Concerts

One of the first-oragnized community bands of the area, the Palmyra-Eagle Community Band performs numerous concerts during the year at a variety of locations. A full schedule of their events is posted at their website (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. Relive 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 (the band director) and Kim Fadner. You can learn more and order your own CD at www.pecb.info/ww2/index.html.