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Our Latest Press Releases
- Mar 18, 2020
- Feb 07, 2020
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
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 the [...]
- Jan 15, 2020
Discover which wines to pair with different foods at Perfect Pairings: A Valentine’s Day Gourmet Food and Wine event.
- Nov 21, 2019
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
- May 08, 2017
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 later, [...]
- Apr 11, 2017
The Rock County Historical Society is hosting the USO-themed History Makers on April 29, 2017 at The Armory, 10 S. High St., Janesville. The event is the Society’s largest fundraiser, while [...]
- Mar 30, 2017
Janesville, WI – Now that the vote is in to remove Janesville’s Monterey Dam, the Rock County Historical Society is hosting “Dam Day,” set for Tuesday, April 18 from 11 a.m. [...]
- Feb 13, 2017
The Rock County Historical Society is seeking volunteers for its newly founded Campus Crew. The Campus Crew will be helping our Campus Caretaker, Dave Thompson, with various projects regarding the upkeep [...]