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.
~ New Book Commemorates the History of Williams Bay ~
After a year and a half of gathering information and research, A Pictorial History of Williams Bay, Wisconsin On Beautiful Geneva Lake was released on July 29. The 268 page book contains hundreds of early Williams Bay photos and interesting facts about the history of Williams Bay and its early residents. Books are available for purchase at Barrett Memorial Library, Daniels Sentry in Walworth, Geneva Lake Museum, and online on Amazon.com. Only $20 each.
~ Historical Society YouTube Page ~
A Pictorial History of Williams Bay on Beautiful Geneva Lake Preview - click on this link Williams Bay Historical Society Youtube page to view the preview and other videos from the Williams Bay Historical Society.
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
2016 - 2017 Board of Directors
We Want to Remind Everyone that Our Historical Society is a 501(c) 3 Non-profit Organization for Tax Deduction Purposes
As you review your 2016 charitable contributions, consider making a donation to the historical society.
Also, if you haven't already done so, please renew your society membership. Checks may be sent to:
The Williams Bay Historical Society
P. O. Box 678
Williams Bay, WI 53191
~ Order Copies of New Williams Bay Historical Society Book Here ~
The Historical Society is taking mail orders of A Pictorial History of Williams Bay, Wisconsin On Beautiful Geneva Lake. Click the link below to print an order form. CLICK HERE for order form.
~ Upcoming Programs and Events ~
Williams Bay All School Reunion
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Williams Bay School
Historical Society Annual Dinner
Friday, October 13, 2017
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Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Williams Bay Historical Society!!
You must FIRST go to smile.amazon.com and enter your regular Amazon login information. You then can search and designate Williams Bay Historical Society as the charity you wish to support.
It's that easy!!
~ 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, if you have any questions.
A photo release form can be downloaded by clicking here