Genealogical Society welcomes museum director

Hedin House at Pioneer Village Museum.

Learn the past, present and future of the Pioneer Village Museum at the Blue Hills Genealogical Society’s Aug. 12 meeting at the Barron Senior Center, 12 N. 3rd St., Barron.

 Hospitality starts at 6:30 p.m. with program at 7 p.m.  It is free and open to the public.

Tammy Schutz, museum director, will talk about the history of the museum, which is one of the largest and most interesting outdoor museums in the state.  She will discuss what events are planned for the rest of the summer at the museum and give a sneak peak into future plans for the facility.  

The Blue Hills Genealogical Society sponsors a Resource Library located at 410 E. LaSalle Ave., Barron; enter by the back door.  The library is free and open to the public Mondays 2–5 p.m.

Those interested may join the society at its monthly meetings, online at, or at the Resource Library, which accepts donated items of genealogical value.

Those with ancestors that lived in Barron County by 1871 can apply for a Pioneer Certificate or those with ancestors living in Barron County by 1919, may apply for the Century Certificate. Applications can be found on the society website or at the Resource Library.  A Junior Family Historian certificate is also available for youths.

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