Other Historical Societies Near Palmyra

We are privileged to be a part of a network of people in southeastern Wisconsin who share our love for history. Here are some of the other organizations within an easy drive of Palmyra.

Wisconsin State Historical Society516 State StreetMadison, WI 53706see website for phone

The State Historical Society has a library on the UW-Madison campus and a museum on the Capitol Square. It also operates several historic sites throughout the state including Old World Wisconsin 1.5 miles south of Eagle and about 10 miles from Palmyra. “Old World” features more than 65 historic structures brought from various places in Wisconsin and many costumed guides to show you around. For anyone interested in history, this is an attraction not to be

The society also works with scholars and local historical societies including ours to help bring history alive to the people of Wisconsin and others throughout the world.

Bark River Woods Historical SocietyW4080 State Road 106 EFort Atkinson, WI 53538(920) 563-4773
Black Point EstateLake Geneva (Wisconsin Historical Society)
Concord Historical SocietyW1185 Concord Center DriveSullivan, WI 53178
Eagle Historical Society217 Main StreetEagle, WI 53119
Fort Atkinson Historical Society,Hoard Museum, and National Dairy Shrine407 Merchants AvenueFort Atkinson, WI 53538(920)
Geneva Lake Museum255 Mill StreetLake Geneva, WI 53147(262)
Jefferson Historical Society303 East Main StreetJefferson, WI 53549(920)
Johnson Creek Historical SocietyPO Box 113Johnson Creek, WI 53038(920)
Kettle Moraine Natural History AssociationS91W39091 Highway 59 #39091Eagle, WI 53119(262) 594-6200
Lake Mills-Aztalan Historical SocietyN6364 Hwy QJefferson, WI 53549(920) 648-4632
Milton House Museum18 South Janesville St.Milton, WI 53563(608) 868-7772
Rock County Historical SocietyLincoln-Tallman HouseHelen Jeffris Wood Museum Center426 N. Jackson St.Janesville, WI(608)
Rome/Sullivan Historical SocietyN3866 West StreetRome, WI(262) 593-8862
Walworth County Historical Society9 East Rockwell PO Box 273Elkhorn, WI 53121(262)
Waterloo Historical SocietyPolk Street and South MonroeWaterloo, WI 53594(920) 478-2328
Watertown Historical Society919 Charles StreetWatertown, WI 53094(920)
Whitewater Historical Society301 West Whitewater StreetWhitewater, WI 53190(262)
Wisconsin Electronic Reader

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-organized 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