Welcome to Byron Historical Society!

Happy New Year!

What an exciting year ahead at Byron Historical in 2023!  Join us for another fascinating group of guest speakers, our annual Open Houses in May and November, and, for the first time—Byron Jeopardy!  Our meeting on April 17 will pit two teams of enthusiastic players against one another in a contest which will test their knowledge of Town of Byron history.  Big fun, Kids.  Join us for our first meeting of the year on Monday, February 20, at 7:00p, at the Town Hall (N3097 Highway 175, Byron WI).  See you there!

2023 BHS Commemorative Calendars

These great calendars feature the clothing, jewelry, and hair styles that the men and women of the Town of Byron wore over the years.  You won’t believe the looks!  Over 140 photographs and notes, as well as the traditional addition of news stories from 100 years ago.  Calendars are $10 each.  

Get yours!

At the Town of Byron Town Hall:

1) At our next open house, Saturday, February 18, 2023, between 9:00a.m. and noon.
2)
At our next meeting, Monday, February 20, at 7:00p.m.
2) By mail.  Download the order form and complete the transaction remotely.  Calendar Order Form 2023
3) By appointment by calling 920 922 5351.

At these retail establishments:

• National Exchange Bank and Trust, 505 Main Street, Brownsville, open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday.
• Blueprint Solutions, 78 North Main Street, Fond du Lac, open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon Friday.
• Kelley Country Creamery, W5215 County Road B, Fond du Lac, open Wednesday – Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. until December 31 and reopening in March, 2023.
• Guido’s Spirits and Sandwich Co., N3041 Highway 175 Byron, open 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.  11:00 to 10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  Closed Monday.

Contact Information:

Email: [email protected]  Call: 920 922 5351 or 920 960 4591

Get Involved! BHS has lots of fun activities for all our friends and members.

  • Become a new member or renew your membership –  Annual dues per person are $10 or $25 per family.  Lifetime membership is $200.  BHS Membership Form.

  • Gather oral history The African proverb reminds us that when someone dies, a library has burned because his/her story is lost. We want to preserve the stories of our people through interviews. Please consider volunteering to meet with a member of our community to hear and record his/her stories. BHS will provide guidelines and a tape recorder. Contact us for more details.

  • Give a talk If you live in the Town of Byron or you have lived in the Town of Byron, your history is Byron history.  Consider sharing some reflections from your life.  How you made a living.  Military service.  Childhood memories.  Travels.  Hobbies.  Special events.  Guests speakers at our monthly meetings are popular.  Thank you for considering becoming one of them.