History Books, Maps & Videos For Sale
The Waupaca Historical Society has the following items available for sale. They can be purchased at the Holly History & Genealogy Center or ordered via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book -- "The Great Adventure: A World War I Soldier's Diary" by Harold Barrington $20.00
Book -- "Hellestad House" by Sue Eiler $4.00
Book -- "History of the Potato and Starch Industry" by Gerald Chappell, 2018 $10.00
Book -- "Images of America: Waupaca" by Kim Heltemes $20.00
Book -- "Semi-Centennial Souvenir Edition of the Waupaca Post" (1898 Reproduction) $12.00
Book-- "Showstopper" (Adler family and Waupaca theatres) $9.95Book -- "The Story of Waupaca and Its Railroads" by David Leider $12.00
Book -- "Waupaca Whispers" published by the Waupaca Writer's Guild $5.00
Cookbook-- "Safer at Home in Waupaca" Cookbook (2020) $10.00
DVD -- "Waupaca Circa 1938" (70 min.) $20.00
DVD -- "Waupaca's 1957 Centennial Parade" $20.00
Map -- "Birdseye View Map of Waupaca, 1871" (14" x 18.5") $5.00
Chain O'Lakes/King History
Book -- "Concise Guide to Historic Sites on Waupaca's Chain O' Lakes" $15.00
Book -- "Images of America: Wisconsin Veterans' Home at King" by K. Heltemes $20.00
Book-- "Images of America: The Waupaca Chain O'Lakes" by Zachary Bishop $22.00
Book -- "Stretching Waters" by John Sturm Jr. $15.00
Book-- "The Waupaca Chain O'Lakes" by Zachary Bishop $22.00 (NEW!)
Book -- "Whispering Pines Park: Where Nature Lovers Still Meet" $20.00 (NEW!)
Waupaca County History
Book -- "Images of America: Weyauwega" by K. Heltemes, et. al. $22.00
Book -- "Barns of Wisconsin" by Jerry Apps $30.00
Book -- "Everyday Adventures of a Farm Boy in the '50s" $20.00
Book -- "Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of Wisconsin" by Thomas J. McCrory $38.00
Book -- "One-Room Country Schools" by Jerry Apps $20.00
Book -- "Voices of the Wisconsin Past: Letters from the Front 1898-1945" $10.00
Book -- "Wisconsin Quilts, 2nd Edition" $25.00 (SALE)
To order please email your request to email@example.com or print this list and circle the item or items that you are purchasing. Please add $4.00 shipping and handling fee per item and make check payable to the Waupaca Historical Society. We are happy to coordinate curbside pickup as well!
Mail your order form with payment to:
Waupaca Historical Society
321 S. Main St.
Waupaca, WI 54981
Make sure to include your mailing address with your order request.
Thank you for donating to the Waupaca Historical Society and helping us preserve Waupaca and Chain O'Lakes history!
Upcoming Programs at the Waupaca Historical Society!
(all programs at the Holly History and Genealogy Center unless otherwise noted)y
- Thurs., August 18, 6 p.m.: "Wisconsin's Post Office Murals" with David W. Gates, Jr.Sponsored by Michelle Peterson (in memory of David Dresia), Janet Buetow (in memory of Karl Buetow), Waupaca Foundry, Beiser Realty, F. Thomas and Hope K. Olson, and Pat Hollenbeck (in memory of Warren Hollenbeck)
- Friday, August 19, 5-10 p.m., Arts on the Square Street Dance:
Visit us downtown at our brat fry during the street dance! Enjoy a brat, hamburger or hot dog and support the Waupaca Historical Society!
- Thurs., September 15, 6 p.m.: "Our 351 Sons: The Founding of Rawhide" with John GillespieSponsored by Deb and Steve Fenske (in memory of Jim Boyer) and Beiser Realty.
WHS COVID POLICY
Masks are not required in our buildings at this time. We encourage visitors to wear masks if they feel more comfortable. We also encourage all visitors to maintain a 6-foot distance from others and remain at home if exposed to COVID-19 or feeling unwell.
Appointments outside of open hours at any WHS buildings can be made at least two weeks in advance by calling the Holly History and Genealogy Center at (715) 256-9980 or emailing
Tracy Behrendt at