Historical Documents to View Online
Local History at Your Fingertips
In an effort to preserve local history and make historical documents widely available and easily accessible, the Mount Horeb Public Library has implemented a digital history project. Browse these documents from the convenience of your own home. If the book is still available for purchase, information is included on where to buy it.
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If You Look Back, It's Not That Far
Memories of Mary Stella Sutter Haag
recorded at age 103 and donated to the library in 1994.
-- transcribed and written by her granddaughter, Rita Haag
The Life Story of Carl W. Danhouser
Born in Appleton, WI in 1903. Inscribed: For future generations--may they enjoy this account and gain an insight of the past.
-- donated to the library in 1981
Remembering the Past
A collection of original stories and drawings by Myrtle Rendahl Norland; -- compiled by James N. Gorsline, 1993
The Historic Perry Norwegian Settlement
History and genealogy of Norwegian and German settlement in the Town of Perry in Dane County, WI. Includes research regarding surrounding area and a cemetery list. Perry Historical Center, 1994
A History of the German Valley Blue Mounds Area
Collected and assembled by the teacher and pupils of the German Valley School (1955).
Disctict No. 2, Springdale Township, Dane County WI. A compilation of memorabilia from this one-room schoolhouse from 1848 to the reunion in 2005.
Joy Martinson, 2006 (revised in 2008)
More Than You Wanted to Know About Growing Up in Blue Mounds
From the Forward: "Much has changed since I was growing up in the twenties and thirties. It was a different world!" -- written by Fred Werren, 1988
Mount Horeb, Wisconson: An Intensive Survey of the Historic Resources of the Commercially-Zoned Downtown
Funded by the Mount Horeb Chamber of Commerce
-- by Elizabeth L. Miller, February 1997
Copyright 2000 by the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society. This book may not be reproduced for commercial purposes. Copies may be purchased at the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society for $15 / hard cover and $10 / soft cover. You may address questions to the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society P.O. Box 238 Mount Horeb, WI 53572. Visit the website at www.mounthoreb.org or call 608-437-6486.
Mount Vernon Wisconsin 1846 - 1996: 150 Years Down by the Old Mill Stream
The history of the town of Mount Vernon, located in Dane County Wisconsin in conjunction with the Mount Vernon Sesquicentennial Celebration. "Special thanks to all the residents of the Mt. Vernon area who submitted information, photographs and articles for this project, and to the Mt. Horeb Area Historical Society, Inc."
-- printed by Park Printing House, Ltd.)
The Norway Building of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
Brian J. Bigler • Lynn Martinson Mudrey. Copyright Little Norway, 1992
Town of Springdale (1848-1998)
Compiled with the help of the Sesquicentennial Committee for the 150th anniversary of the Town of Springdale.
The Village of Blue Mounds: Diamond Jubilee, 1912-1987
A selective history written for the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of the village.
-- by Robin J. Irwin, 1987
Weehaukaja: A History of the Village of Barneveld and the Town of Brigham Vol. 1
A history of the Village of Barneveld and the Town of Brigham. Volume 1.
-- by John F. Helmenstine, August, 1976
Weehaukaja: A History of the Village of Barneveld and the Town of Brigham Vol. 2
A history of the Village of Barneveld and the Town of Brigham. Volume 2.
-- by John F. Helmenstine, August, 1977
In the Shadow of the Mound
The family stories of Fred Yoss, which he wrote for his children and grandchildren.
-- by Fred L. Yoss, 1970
The Jelle Family History
This history of the Jelle family includes pictures, genealogies, and family stories.
-- by Sherry Einerson, May 1994
A Martinson Family Tree
The descendants of Martin T. Martinson and Clara O. Anderson (married November 24, 1910). Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin.
-- compiled by Donald and Carol Schwarz, 2005
The Martinsons of Springdale
Includes 150 years of Martinson family history, including Torkel and Barbro Martinson and their descendants.
-- compiled by Dorothy Bliskey, 2004
Oisather: Oimoen, Olson, and Sather
Stories and family listings collected by Otto Oimoen and Ethel Skalet.
-- presented to the library, April 1985
The Skalet Family
The ancestors and descendants of Sever and Malla Skalet
-- donated by Ingerid (Skalet) Kvam, June 1996
Immanuel Lutheran Church: 150 Years of God's Grace
History of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mount Horeb WI from 1856-2006, including "gleanings" from meeting minutes and many photographs. Originally complied in 1981 for Immanuel's 125th anniversary, with a continuation of history, facts and points of interest from 1982-2006
Sixty Years of Perry Congregation
A souvenir of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin.
-- compiled and edited by C. O. Ruste, 1915
St. Mary's Parish, Pine Bluff, WI
Notes on the history of St. Mary of Pine Bluff
-- compiled for the 125th anniversary of the parish, August 15, 1979
Dedicated to the scribes of Vermont Lutheran congregation who contributed articles for this book . . .
-- edited by Jon and Judy Urness