February 23, 2023
Tobacco will be the subject of our next free public program. On Tuesday, March 7, regional historian Glenn Borreson will present a program about “The Norwegian Crop: Tobacco Raising in Wisconsin”. The event will begin at 7PM at the museum.
Norwegian immigrants adopted the crop soon after arriving in Wisconsin, and made Vernon County a center of tobacco raising for many years. Glenn began researching his family history after retiring from his career as a Lutheran pastor, and today gi...
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