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Events: History

Marathon Memories

All-Ages Drop-in MCPL Marathon City in conjunction with the Marathon City Heritage Center is sponsoring an essay contest, "Marathon Memories." The entries should focus on the writer's memories and connections to the Village of Marathon. Entries due by May 31, 2019.

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Logging and Sawmills of Marathon County

Adults Learn about central Wisconsin's logging and sawmill history during this free presentation!

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A History of the Fromm Brothers Fur Farm

Adults Learn the history of a Marathon County landmark that was, at one time, the largest silver fox and mink farm in the United States!

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Library Learning
Ancestry and Genealogy

Adults Learn more about genealogy information available through Ancestry and how you can track down your own family roots. Ask us how you can access Ancestry at the library, too!

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Polio: Scourge of the 1950s

Adults Rick Lohr shares a personal story about polio's impact on his family within the context of the disease and vaccines in Marathon County.

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and much more! You're sure to find something at a great price and all proceeds benefit the library!

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