Appleton Historical Society was formed in 2010 as an all-volunteer non-profit.  Appleton Historical Society’s outreach includes educating the public through twice-yearly Appleton History Fairs; Facebook sharing; Riverside Cemetery Walks; and free monthly meetings, which include a guest speaker presenting topics relating to the history of Appleton.

Appleton Historical Society BuildingIn 2017, AHS opened the Appleton Historical Society Museum and Research Center at 128 N. Durkee.  The museum features a map room, research space, and rotating exhibits of Appleton’s history.

Our mission is to preserve and share the history of the City of Appleton.

Please explore our gallery, online displays, and in person at the museum.  We invite you to get to know more about Appleton’s amazing history!

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