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Local history books available. Please contact Historian Mary Woods for more information:

Jackson County – A History

jackson county history bookThis book was formed from the interest in family history in the World War II time period. Local books were long out of print, providing a need for a compilation of Jackson County History. 



  • Black River Falls High School
  • Melrose-Mindoro
  • Taylor
  • Lincoln
  • Alma Center-Hixton-Merrillan


History of Pine View Care Center

pine view care center historyThe 125-Year Hisotyr of Pine View tells about the joys and hardships of the people who made Pine View their home, their families, and those that worked there.



Jackson County Reader Vol 1

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Village of Merrillan

village of merrillan book coverThis book is dedicated to Carrie Potter, for her great interest in the village history. This book contains many memories, including the first licensed woman pharmacist in Wisconsin.


Gather at the River (Irving)

gather at irvingThis books was reproduced in conjunction with the 150th Celebration of the Township of Irving, formerly known as the Town of Price.

Garden Valley Sesquicentennial

garden valley sesquicentennial book

In 2018, the township of Garden Valley celebrated 150 years of memories. 


Town of Brockway

town of brockway book cover

The Brockway township observed its 100th anniversary in 1990. Officers of Disabled American Veteran Chapter #61 contacted officials of the town board and offered to assist in the preparation of a centennial booklet. 



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