Photograph of William Plocker's Inn

Fairwater Churches: Fairwater's Freewill Baptist records and stained glass windows (1856-1944) and Zion Lutheran records, historical altar and altar artifacts (1872-present).

Fairwater Area Veterans: Records, photographs, uniforms, medals, oral and written histories.

Utley Quarry and Village, Badger Mining Corporation: Records, photographs, quarry artifacts.

Agricultural: Exhibit room devoted to the artifacts of Fairwater area farm families and operations.

William Plocker's 1848 Inn

Plocker Inn: The preserved 1848 parlor wing of William Plocker's farm house and stagecoach inn (on the museum grounds).

The Fairwater School Museum houses an extensive collection of documents, photographs, oral and written histories, and artifacts related to Fairwater area history, genealogy, businesses and biographies.

The Society welcomes the donation of items related to the history of the Fairwater area.

1850 rope bed from William Plocker's stagecoach inn
Rare rope bed from (ca. 1850) from William Plocker's 1848 stagecoach inn.

September/October, 2013

  • Annual Polka Service and Tractor/Machine Show
  • Civic Center's Room Under the Stairs
  • Fairwater Trivia
  • 1872 Rules for Teachers
  • June 20, 2013, Board Meeting
  • July 18, 2013, Board Meeting

Ongoing: The society's Board of Directors meets at the Fairwater School Museum the third Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

Museum Open Hours: The museum is open for tours and research during museum events and by prior arrangement with Barb Vande Brink (920-346-5140) or Cirena Lenz (920-398-3674).

Upcoming Community Events

Museum Mercantile

Utley: Wisconsin’s Oldest Ghost Town., 106 pages, $20.00

Historical Society Cookbook, $15.00