Richfield Historical Society

Richfield, WI


Upcoming Events

Antique Appraisal & Chili Lunch
February 21, 2016

Did you ever wonder what that chair was worth that your grandmother gave you a long time ago? Find out its estimated value at the Richfield Historical Society's Antique Appraisal event. Instead of cooking lunch, enjoy a steaming bowl of homemade chili with all the fixin's to go with it....Read More

"Milwaukee's Founding Fathers"
February 25, 2016

Milwaukee's history contains several well known men such as Byron Kilbourn. Several of these historical figures are buried in the Forest Home cemetery. Learn more about Mr. Kilbourn and others....Read More

More Events - Mark Your Calendar

Maple Syrup Family Day - March 26, 2016

Art at the Mill - Call for Artists - July 23, 2016

2016 Application Form
2016 Guidelines

18th Annual Thresheree - September 17 & 18, 2016

Photos - 2015 Thresheree

Monthly Programs

RHS in Action

New Light for the Messer/Mayer Mill and Granary

In order to make tours of the Messer/Mayer Mill located in the Richfield Historical Park a more enjoyable experience, the lighting is being upgraded. Also, the second floor of the granary located in the Timber Frame area of the Park is much lighter....Read More

Christmas at the Mill House
December 5, 2015

Finding a pickle on a Christmas tree, drinking hot cider, singing Christmas carols....Read More


Progress Being Made on the Blacksmith Shop

Now that the summer events for the Richfield Historical Society are over, the Thursday crew of volunteers can turn their attention to the blacksmith shop....Read More

Messer/Mayer Mill Foundation - Phase 2 Completed

Messer/Mayer Mill Retaining WallWhen tours were given of the Messer/Mayer Mill located in the Richfield Historical Park, visitors could not see the basement of this historic building. Now, a path leading to a door in the basement has been completed....Read More

Donors to Messer/Mayer Mill Fund Etch Their Names in Paver Bricks at Richfield Historical ParkHistory. The Fund to restore the Messer/Mayer Mill is growing. Much of this growth is due to those persons whose donations entitle them to a recognition brick....Read More

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