Welcome to the Williams Bay Historical Society
The purpose of the Williams Bay Historical Society is to assist in the preservation and exhibition of items of historical interest that are within the boundaries of Williams Bay, and the immediate surrounding area. The Society will seek to provide the public with educational opportunities to learn about our unique local history. The Society will also seek to organize and assist in the commemoration of significant dates and events in village history.
~ Upcoming Programs and Events ~
Historical Society Annual Dinner
Friday, October 13, 2017
Mabel Cratty Building
George Williams College
350 Constance Boulevard, Williams Bay
~ Support the Historical Society ~
See What Others Have to Say About A Pictorial History of Williams Bay
Loved this book immensely... such a beautiful place full of history. Nice to give as a gift to guests who visit. Joy to see such old photos! Great book! - Edith O’Brien
A Pictorial History of Williams Bay captures the true history of some ordinary people and a charming little village...Using historical photos shared by members of the community, old postcards, and information and images from local libraries and museums, the authors created a book that illustrates what needs to be remembered from the past to continue growth in the future...Thank you... for letting us appreciate the history of Williams Bay. On a side note, the cover is so perfect for what the readers will find inside! - Carolyn
Normally I go through pictorial histories in about an hour, your book has wonderful photos and documented histories if the area, families, homes, and businesses. You have done a great job on the publication. - Nancy Lehman, President Historical Society of Walworth Big Foot Prairie
New Williams Bay Historical Society Book available at the following locations:
Barrett Memorial Library - Williams Bay
Geneva Lake Museum - Lake Geneva
Daniels Sentry - Walworth
Pesche's Greenhouse - Lake Geneva
Or online at Amazon.com.
Order directly from the Williams Bay Historical Society by clicking the link below to print an order form. CLICK HERE for order form.
For additional information about the Historical Society
Past issues of the newsletter, Shades of the Past, are available for download on the Contact Us page.
See the latest society event photos and historical pictures of Williams Bay and residents on the Photo Gallery page
~ Looking for Old Williams Bay Photographs and Mementos ~
Do you have old photographs of Williams Bay? Do you have mementos of Williams Bay’s landmarks or businesses? The Williams Bay Historical Society would love to include them in our archives!
If you don’t wish to donate photographs, we would be happy to scan them and return the originals to you.
Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or drop us a note at P.O. Box 678, Williams Bay, WI, 53191.
A photo release form can be downloaded by clicking here