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Our Latest Press Releases
- Jun 26, 2020
RCHS Announces Cancellation of 63rd Annual Tallman Arts Festival
For the first time in sixty-three years, the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) has cancelled its annual Tallman Arts Festival, which was planned for August 2, 2020, on the RCHS campus [...]
- May 26, 2020
RCHS to re-open July 1By RCHS Admin
The Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) plans to open to the public with safety precautions in place on July 1, 2020.
- May 14, 2020
Community Members Fill RCHS Lawn with Messages of Gratitude
ommunity members are embracing a Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) and Janesville Art League project honoring essential workers through outdoor art.
- Mar 18, 2020
Considering recent COVID-19 developments and CDC recommendations, RCHS is postponing its April 1 season opening, and all tours and events.
- Feb 07, 2020
Award nominations open for 2020 History Makers Gala
Now in its sixth year, the Rock County Historical Society's History Makers Gala recognizes people in Rock County for distinct awards relating to history.
- Feb 05, 2020
Artist Registration Now Open for 63rd Annual Tallman Arts Festival
Janesville, WI — Artists of all mediums are invited to register for the 63rd annual Tallman Arts Festival, set for Sunday, Aug, 2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on […]
- Jan 15, 2020
Janesville Country Club, RCHS partner for Valentine’s Day gourmet food and wine pairing event
Discover which wines to pair with different foods at Perfect Pairings: A Valentine’s Day Gourmet Food and Wine event.
- Nov 21, 2019
Ceremony to Mark First-Ever Lighting of Lincoln-Tallman House Exterior
For the first time in history, the exterior of both the Lincoln-Tallman House and the Tallman Carriage House will be illuminated with flood lighting
- Nov 04, 2019
Holiday Tree Show at Lincoln-Tallman House Brings 21 Days of Joy
The 2019 Holiday Tree Show features more than 30 Christmas trees adorned by local businesses, nonprofits, and individuals.
- May 08, 2017
Rock County Historical Society’s ‘Light the Way’ Campaign a Success
In November of 1869, the William M. Tallman family enjoyed gas lighting for the first time at the Lincoln-Tallman House in Janesville, changing their world forever. Now, nearly 150 years […]