BARRON– Attendees at the Blue Hills Genealogical Society’s August 12 meeting can learn about the past, present, and future of the Pioneer Village Museum.

Hospitality starts at 6:30 with the program at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Barron Senior Center, 12 N.3rd St. and 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, the museum said.

Schutz will discuss what events are planned for the rest of the summer at the museum and give a sneak peek into future plans for it.

The Blue Hills Genealogical Society sponsors a Resource Library located at 410 E. LaSalle, Barron, entrance via the back door. The library is free and open to the public on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m.

More information is at bhgsbc.org. Anyone who would like to donate items of genealogical value to the Society, can take them to the Resource Library.

“If you had ancestors that lived in Barron County by 1871, you can apply for a Pioneer Certificate from the Blue Hills Genealogical Society,” the Society said. “Or if you had ancestors living in Barron County by 1919, you may apply for the Century Certificate. Applications can be found on the Society website www.bhgsbc.org or at 410 E. La Salle, Suite C, Barron. A Junior Family Historian certificate is also available for children up to age 18 years.”

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