Explore the History of Portage County, Wisconsin
The Society, located in Central Wisconsin, currently operates four museums; publishes local history books; and maintains a large archives housed at the University of Wisconsin -- Stevens Point's Archive Center. In addition, we maintain the Malcolm Rosholt Online Archives on this website to "disseminate knowledge of the history of Portage County, Wisconsin".
The Portage County Agricultural Museum project is completed! Thanks to the many ongoing generous monetary donations and in-kind donations we have been able to complete is project on time and under budget. A special thanks to the Chairman of this project, Jim Abbrederis, for many hours of work he personally put into this project.
Portage County Barn Bairns Project
Begun in 2013, a dedicated group of people began photographing the barns of Portage County.