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West Salem Historical Society

West Salem Historical Society is a nonprofit organization to preserve the heritage of West Salem and the immediate area.  There are three historical homes you can tour, monthly newsletters and over 2,000 members in 43 states, Washington D.C., and Sweden.

An annual event, Garland Days, held each September, celebrates the life of this community’s favorite son.  Christmas In July is another favorite annual event.

The West Salem Historical Society has three homes open for tours from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm, or other times by appointment.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted

Hamlin Garland Homestead
357 West Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669

Palmer Gullickson Octagon Home
360 Leonard St. N.
West Salem, WI 54669

Palmer Lewis Octagon Home
W3362 State Road 16
West Salem, Wisconsin 54669

(P) 608-786-1399
Call for an appointment to view the homes outside of scheduled times.

www.WestSalemHistoricalSociety.net

Hamlin Garland Homestead

Palmer Gullickson Octagon Home

Palmer Lewis Octagon Home

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La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

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TJS Photography

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River City Water Ski Show Team

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Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts

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La Crosse County Historical Society

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Hixon Memorial

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Department of History

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Family – Sculpture

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Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy

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West Salem Historical Society

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King Gambrinus

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Weber Center for the Performing Arts

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A Simpler Time

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Dim Sum Tea Shop

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La Crosse Community Theatre

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Great River Folk Festival

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Eagle Landmark – Sculpture

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Global Initiatives Week

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Seven Rivers Jazz Band

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Herons of La Crosse Sculptures

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Artspire

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Minnesota Marine Art Museum

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Riverside Museum

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Great River Shakespeare Festival

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The Craft & Vendor Marketplace

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Dancers – Sculpture

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SSE Music

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Country Boom

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Winter on Ice Spectacular

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AAUW – Art Fair on the Green

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La Crosse Area Harley Davidson

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Mid West Music Fest

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