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LGHS Log Museum New 2024 Hours

Open every Thursday and Saturday, *10 am – 2 pm, June 22 – October 12

*Expanded hours 10 – 4 pm for Season Opening Sat., June 22 and Antique Tractor & Arts Festival Weekend Sat.-Sun., July 27-28.

Expanded hours 10 – 3 pm for Vintage markets, Sat. Aug 10 and Sep. 13 and Fall Color Day, Sat. Oct. 12.

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John Elliason (Moore/Scherb) Home

John Elliason (Moore/Scherb) Home

Monday, September 18: Annual Site Tour– John Eliason/Scherb Historic Home, presented by LGHS Members Bert and Judy Scherb. 4 – 6pm.

Imagine it is is 1866. You have come to a small community of Ellison Bay to purchase some property from a man who is its first developer, John Eliason. The steamship drops you off at the dock in front of his home. John welcomes you and invites you into his house to discuss the business of property opportunities in the area.

You too are invited to tour the historic Eliason home and grounds, which have been lovingly preserved and restored by LGHS members Bert and Judy Scherb, the current owners. Please join the Scherb’s during this rare opportunity to tour an iconic and historic Ellison Bay home. Picture the now Scherb home as it was in 1866 in order to appreciate the long history which led to the creation of this beautiful home it is today.

Please note: Parking is not allowed on Hwy 42. Check the LGHS Facebook page for parking options as the event draws nearer.

Johan Brendt Eliason, Century In God's Country, page 12

Johan Brendt Eliason, Century In God’s Country, page 12.

Additional 2023 Programming and Events

Spring Potluck Meeting, Monday, May 15th, 6pm at the Town of Liberty Grove Hall.

Annual “Lake to Table” Fish Boil Fundraiser is on-site Thursday, June 22nd.

A unique monthly evening program will be presented every 3rd Monday at 7pm following a general membership meeting in the white museum barn June – August.  The Door Reminder will be presented June 19th, Potawatomi Families of Liberty Grove will be presented on July 17th and The Life and Times of Grace and Harvey Grasse will be presented on August 21st.

Museum 2023 Season Opening Day is Saturday, June 24th 10-4pm. Docents available and Museum buildings open 1-4pm every Saturday through October 14th and Thursday, 9-noon through October 12th. Museum grounds are open to the public dawn to dusk every day.

Antique Tractor & Arts Festival is the weekend of July 22-23, 10-4pm.

Vintage Market Days are Saturday, August 12th and September 9th, 10-3pm.

Fall Color “Photo Op” Day is Saturday, October 14th, 10-3pm and the last day the museum buildings will be open for the 2023 season.

Fall Potluck Meeting is Monday, October 16th, 6pm located at the Town of Liberty Grove Hall.

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September 18, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Karen Board Moran
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Bert and Judy Scherb
11981 State Highway 42
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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