Historical Museum | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Historical Museum

Historical Museum | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Text on front reads: "Historical Museum, Erected as the First Church in 1858. Stoughton, Wisconsin." Handwritten on reverse: "Look this [??]t history of Stoughton. This was a Universalist Church before it became a museum. It was organized May 16-1858 with 34 members. Luke Stoughton donated the south half of 2 lots." The Stoughton Universalist Church was built in 1858 of cream brick in the Greek Revival style. It is now the Stoughton Historical Museum. The Stoughton Historical Society was incorporated as an affiliate of the State Historical Society June 21, 1960. At that time they took possession of the building.
DESCRIPTION
Text on front reads: "Historical Museum, Erected as the First Church in 1858. Stoughton, Wisconsin." Handwritten on reverse: "Look this [??]t history of Stoughton. This was a Universalist Church before it became a museum. It was organized May 16-1858 with 34 members. Luke Stoughton donated the south half of 2 lots." The Stoughton Universalist Church was built in 1858 of cream brick in the Greek Revival style. It is now the Stoughton Historical Museum. The Stoughton Historical Society was incorporated as an affiliate of the State Historical Society June 21, 1960. At that time they took possession of the building.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:149646
Creation Date:after 1960
Creator Name:Artvue Post Card Company
City:Stoughton
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin postcard collection, circa 1860s?-circa 1990s
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2744
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 5.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Divided back.
SUBJECTS
Brickwork
Museums
Lawns
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Outdoor photography
Flags
Church buildings

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