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all four sites

The Vernon County Historical Society operates four historical sites:

The Vernon County Museum
Old St. Mary's Church Museum
The Foreaker One Room Schoolhouse
The historic Sherry-Butt House


Annual Cemetery Walk
“A Walk Among Our Ancestors”
Commemorating the United States entrance
into World War I In April, 1917

Sunday, June 4, 4 p.m.


New! Black Hawk Trail brochure and map


Vernon County Teacher & School Honor Roll

Read about the project and see the latest additions


Help raise funds to complete the elevator project -- please donate today!

Donate Now

or download a printable form

Museum Hours:

June-August: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM, and Saturday 10-2PM
September-October: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM
November-March: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12-4 PM
April-May: Monday thru Friday 12-4 PM
Or by appointment.