We now accept monetary donations online using PayPal, see link to your left side Monetary Donations
You may now chose to join, or renew your SLAHS membership using your PayPal account, credit, or debit card. Please use the following link to make a secure on-line payment.
Fundraiser Letter and Buy A Brick Donation Give us a Click!
Local Music History Index - Learn about and contribute to the area's rich music history Updated 11/22/2016
New addition to Music Index:
That 70s Wisconsin Beat: A Continuation of Gary E. Myers' Research into Wisconsin Pop/Rock/Soul/Country, Part One
That 70s Wisconsin Beat: A Continuation of Gary E. Myers' Research into Wisconsin Pop/Rock/Soul/Country, Part Two
SLAHS Reference Book and Magazine Library We have been inventorying our reference library books and magazines; these are available at the Depot Museum for your use. Watch as the list grows!
Original Library Agreement between Sussex and Lisbon
Sussex (Lisbon Township) Brewery History - "NEW INFORMATION" Orig Owners/Builders Identified. Updated March 20, 2014
The Lisbon Plank Road Came from Early Indian Trails and Oxen Wagon Roads - History of the FIRST planked road in the Territory of Wisconsin.
Fred H. Keller History Museum. We are on the 2nd floor of the Sussex Civic Center Short business meeting following by potluck bring a dish and/or dessert holiday party!
The General Membership, present at the December 2014 meeting, voted and accepted a new Mission Statement for our Society. See http://www.slahs.org/about/mission.htm
Current New Exhibits! Railroad memorabilia in our Admission/Office area. Leading into our Fossil, Glacial, Native American Artifacts, and Pioneer exhibits. Our exhibit on local music history is progressing; polka, dance, and rock n' roll!
More exhibits are in the works!
At the March 11, 2016 Annual Meeting held at the Waukesha State Bank meeting room, the following were elected or re-elected Officers: President: Michael Reilly; Vice-President: Joanne Smith; Secretary: Susan Haasch; Treasurer: Donna Zimmermann; Directors: Tony Schmidt and Betty Riemer.
| If you are interested in contributing to this website's content, cemetery and newspaper transcriptions, individual/family history, early stories of the area/people/businesses, etc., please contact Mike Reilly Note: To make your contributions easier to add, please consider submitting them by email, email attachment, or CD, audio DVD, or SD.
About your: Historian Fred Keller, click on Fred Keller: A Man For All Seasons and also Fred H. Keller and His Collection - Sussex Sun articles about his collection and the beginning of a local historical society.
About your: Website Editor & Webmaster: Michael R. Reilly (Mike) (510) pages of local historical information currently See us grow!
The Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the collection and preservation of historically significant artifacts, pictures, stories, and similar materials from the Sussex and Lisbon area (Lannon, Colgate, Lake Five, Marcy, Merton, Pewaukee, Menomonee Falls, and Butler). The Society held organizational meetings in mid 2001, and formally announced intentions for official formation as a non-profit corporation in November 2001. The Society is affiliated with the Wisconsin State Historical Association as a local society.
The Society has an open membership policy, welcoming all interested parties to join for a nominal fee. Annual memberships are for the calendar year beginning on January 1 of each year. Lifetime memberships are also available for a fee.
You may now chose to join, or renew your SLAHS membership using your PayPal account, credit, or debit card.
See our new website at www.kellerhistorymuseum.org
Normal Hours of Operation: (The Fred H. Keller History Museum will be open every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10am to 4 PM. All Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am-6:00 PM. By appointment only requests; call Fred Keller 262-246-3603 or Mike Reilly 414-530-3121)) Admission $4.00, children 10 and under Free.
Winter Hours of Operation: Hours of operation dependent on weather conditions, please call ahead.