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Meet the Neighbors: Beloit Historical Society

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI, United States

Free Event.  Join us at the Tallman Carriage House Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Whether you're completely unfamiliar or have been left wondering what's next after the sale of […]

Community Conversation

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI, United States

Looking for a way to give back? The Community Health Needs Assessment relies on input from you. Join RCHS, the Health Alliance of Rock County and our community partners for […]

Speaker Series: Brother Dutton

Tallman Carriage House 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI, United States

Local historian Pete Skelly, who recently handled Dutton's rediscovered papers, will present this program in the Tallman Carriage House. Skelly, who takes an interest in the human side of history, will share his understanding of the man who came to be known as Brother Dutton. Come and reflect with us on the life of Joseph (Ira) Dutton,

$15.00 – $20.00

Artist Solo Exhibition Opening

The Stonehouse 460 N. Jackson Street, Janesville, WI, United States

Meet the artist at this unique evening of art appreciation and shopping in a setting not to be missed. Join Erwin Lares, the creative force behind Las Rubieras Pottery, for […]

Artist Erwin Lares at the Stonehouse

The Stonehouse 460 N. Jackson Street, Janesville, WI, United States

May 16 – 18 at the Stonehouse 10 AM – 4 PM* Visit with artist Erwin Lares and shop his most recent creations inside the Stonehouse on the RCHS Campus. […]

Save the Date for the Annual Meeting!

RCHS Members are invited to attend the annual meeting of the Rock County Historical Society at the Tallman Carriage House. The annual meeting will review the past year both financially […]

3rd Annual RCHS Vintage Car Show

Rock County Historical Society Campus 440 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI, United States

Be a part of this fun event on Father’s Day at the Rock County Historical Society. Cars, DJ, Food and Drinks. Public display from 10 AM - 2 PM. Ticketed event. Register to display your vintage vehicle to all who attend!

$10.00

Rock County Legacies Gala

Dine, Dance and Help Recognize Three Who Helped Build Rock County’s Foundation at the Rock County Legacies Gala Join this evening of celebrating three local achievers while enjoying live music, […]

$75.00

Concert – Fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz

Lincoln-Tallman Museum 440 N Jackson St., Janesville, WI, United States

https://youtu.be/SfkJSNv3WVI?si=4S4a5g2E5OHkSOMg Experience the incredible sound of fortepianst Daniel Adam Maltz performing select works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert inside the Lincoln-Tallman Museum. Maltz's musical interpretations are influenced by his […]

$30.00 – $50.00

Concert – Fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz

Lincoln-Tallman Museum 440 N Jackson St., Janesville, WI, United States

Experience the incredible sound of fortepianst Daniel Adam Maltz performing select works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert inside the Lincoln-Tallman Museum. Maltz's musical interpretations are influenced by his expertise in the Viennese sound, culture, philosophies, and performance practices of the Classical era. Cash bar.

$30.00 – $50.00

Independance Day Weekend Closure

The museums, offices, and visitor center gift shop are closed July 4th through the 6th. Museums, offices, and the visitor center gift shop resume normal hours July 11th. We wish […]

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The Rock County Historical Society enriches and engages the communities in Rock County, Wisconsin through preservation and dissemination of the unique history and heritage of our area.

 

Gathering here today in the Rock River Valley, the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) acknowledges the Indigenous People whose ancestors thrived for thousands of years in this region. RCHS welcomes all the First Nations as the nations pass along their native language and traditions to younger generations.

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RCHS Museum & Visitor Center
426 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 756-4509
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Lincoln Tallman Museum
440 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 756-4509
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