The Society meets the second Mondays of the month February through November at the Barron Senior Center, 12 N. 3rd St., Barron, WI, except where time and place are changed as noted. Meetings are free and open to the public.
June 8 and July 13, 2020 Meetings
Meet at Perley (also known as Lakeview) Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. to work on transcribing the gravestones of this cemetery. Wear work clothes; bring a digital camera that has a USB connection if you have one, pencils, plastic scrapers, water bottles, gloves. We will have clipboards and paper to write the transcriptions on. We’ll stop at the Barron Dairy Queen after we’re done if you’d like to join us there.
Directions to Perley (Lakeview) Cemetery: Take U.S. Highway 8 west from Barron to 2nd St. (this will be west of Almena and before coming to Turtle Lake). Turn north onto 2nd St. The cemetery is about 1-2 miles down 2nd St. on the right hand side of the road. Coming from the north, go to Almena and connect with Highway 8. Turn right or west onto Highway 8 and drive until you reach 2nd St.; then turn right onto 2nd St. The Cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, about a mile down the road.
August, September, 2020 Meetings
As of May 23, 2020 the August 10 field trip to the Haugen Museum is on hold. Check back in July to see what the plans are.
The September 14 field trip to the Birchwood Museum is also on hold. We will post information as soon as we have it.