Historic places and people in the land of milk and honey: Wisconsin's treasure: a tribute to our past, a celebration of the present and our commitment to continue the good life
[Burlington Historical Society], p. 83 PDF (458.9 KB)
el N 1 ý 1r\-1 2> - - - - I ety has over two hundred mem- ny are descendants of Burlington's 9sidents and many live across the States, Others are newer to n, but have come to appreciate ueness of the community and its ety is dedicated to preserving n's rich past through research, col- nd storage of items of historical nce and through archiving of n History and to educating and an enthusiasm for its history to id old. 3ve an interest, join us. We wel- w members, volunteers and those Id like to embark on a journey with n more about our history. The building that now houses the Museum was built in 1883 as the Holy Cross Lutheran Church. In 1939, when the congregation outgrew this building, it moved its services to the old Union Free Church, one block west on the opposite side of Jefferson Street, which it had purchased in 1923 and used as a school and social hall. The cur- rent museum building was then converted into Luther Hall. Improvements to this build- ing included adding a basement, a fur- nace, and a kitchen. In 1960, Antoinette Meinhardt Fulton bought the building, and in 1964, she donated it to the Society. Burlington Historical Society / ,1 / 83 I -- - - -n X-A I ---
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