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History Treasure Tour planned for May 16

HOWARD – A History Treasure Tour is a date set aside for Brown County residents to tour many historical sites and museums and it is free.  

This years tour is from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 16.

It coincides with the 200th anniversary of Brown County.  

The Howard-Suamico Historical Society will open to the public, for the first time, an 1870’s farmhouse and a look back at a simpler life.  

Also enjoy a hands-on display of treasures Brian Drown has dug up in the area, have a snack, browse and reminisce.  

Then take a stroll to the restored barn and witness an old fashioned barn dance.  

Ancestry Acres is located at 12787 Velp Ave. and parking is available on the grounds or at the Suamico Village Hall next door.  

Members of the society will be available to discuss the renovations.  

The Tour is open to the public and for all ages, students and families.

Pick up a History Treasure Tour map from any HSHS member and visit some of the 13 other historical organizations who are also participating including The Ashwaubenon Historical Society Museum of History and Culture, The Automobile Gallery, Brown County Historical Society, De Pere Historical Society-White Pillars, Green Bay and De Pere Historical Society Antiquarian Society at the Neville Public Museum auditorium, Green Bay Diocese Museum, Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Heritage Hill Historical Park, Historic Allouez Society at the Riveria Bar and Grill , The National Railroad Museum, Neville Public Museum, Northeast Wisconsin Masonic Library/Museum and the Oneida Nation Museum.  

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