Welcome to Byron Historical Society!

Next Meeting:  Monday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.  Town of Byron Town Hall, N3097 Highway 175, Byron, WI 53006.

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.

  • 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.

 

 Open.  BHS members will be on site at the Town of Byron Town Hall on Saturday, October 19, from 9:00a.m. to noon.  Stop in and see us (N3097 Highway 175, Byron WI 53006)!  We are also available at other times by appointment.  Please email [email protected] or call us at 920 922 5351 or 920 960 4591.

 

A Year in Vietnam with Phil Bird.  Town of Byron native, Phil Bird and his wife LuAnn, treated attendees at our August 19 meeting to a fascinating presentation that featured photographs Phil took and letters he wrote home from the Vietnam War.  His more recent experience traveling to Washington D.C. on an honor flight was also included.  Members of Phil’s family were on hand for the event.

 

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