DCHS History Theatre – Great Expectations

March 19th – 22nd & 27th-29th


Great Expectations Poster

History Theatre – Great Expectations

David F. Barry Birthday Celebration

Saturday March 7th, 2015  4:30-8:00pm, DCHS 1101 John Avenue


Dave Barry Poster (1)

History Theatre USO Show December 6th & 7th

dchs uso show 2014

Heirloom Family Portraits at Douglas County Historical Society


November 15, 12:00p.m. – 5:00p.m., 2014.

Families will have the opportunity to step back into the 1960’s for their holiday portraits this year, at the Douglas County Historical Society. Members of the Historical Society will create an authentic 1960’s era living room set, decorated as if it were Christmas morning. Portraits will printed in muted colors much like an old photograph.  There will be a bake sale and make & take crafts/goodies for the children.

Cost: Packages start at $79 and include 2- 5×7’s and 20 cards. Appointments are limited, reservations encouraged. Families will provide their own clothing for example: pajamas or robes for the kids for a casual look. This is a fundraiser for the Historical Society. Photography provided by: Studio One Photography.

Call 715-392-8449 for more information.

Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe October 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m.; October 25 & 26 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets $15.00

Tickets are on sale for Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe, the first show of the DCHS History Theatre’s 2014-2015 season.  This play runs for one weekend-only, although two matinees will be available.  Performances are October 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and October 25 and 26 at 2:00 p.m.  This theatrical adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe stories, which will be performed in-the-round, has Poe standing alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself – and us – that he is not mad.  The show includes his famous, “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.”  For ticket information call 715-392-8449.

History Theatre Presents Little Women

Special VIP Night Thursday March 20th, $25 with advance reservations required, Meet the cast and enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres and desserts.   Reception starts at 6:30pm and show time at 7:30pm


Other show times:  Tickets $15

March 21 & 22 7:30pm, March 23 2:00pm, March 28 & 29 7:30pm, March 30 2:00pm

Doors open 1 hour prior to show.


History Sunday March 9th, 2014

Trains – The next History Sunday will be March 9th.  The subject will be the train industry of Superior Wisconsin

Speaker:  Pat Dorin

3/9/2014 at 2:00pm

Refreshments will be served.

Event is Free to DCHS members and $3 for others. 



bearshoeJanuary 13th, 2013: Bear Shoe Works – “One hundred years at Bear Shoe Works” will be presented by Michelle Baddin, daughter of Harry Bear. This small business served the needs of the feet of Douglas County, when almost all shoes were expected to provide long use through one or more repairs before being discarded.

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