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Ashwaubenon museum expands thanks to grant

While the exhibits at the Ashwaubenon Historical Society’s museum are closed due to the pandemic, a fundraiser and challenge grant is happening to expand the building and preserve the history of the community. The Ashwaubenon Historical Society has received a $20,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community […]

Many partners make Nelson Crossing happen

Posted on Aug 19, 2020, by

It almost seems like if all the people involved in making a new pedestrian, bicycle and fishing bridge connecting the Little Chute and Kaukauna trail networks happen were to link hands, they, too, could stretch 1,133 feet across the Fox River. Work started almost three weeks ago but a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday (Aug. 18) officially […]

Grant helps to build Maritime Museum Lighthouse Tower exhibit

A $100,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation will soon result in a new exhibit to help visitors understand and appreciate our Wisconsin maritime heritage. By Kevin Osgood, Executive Director, Door County Maritime Museum & Preservation Society The Door County Maritime Museum is expanding our Sturgeon […]