Badger History Group Events


Museum Events

Museum of Badger Army Ammunition Located between Sauk City and Baraboo at
S7560 US Hwy 12, North Freedom, WI 53951

February 14, 7:00

"What Happened Inside That Fence?"

Presented by: Verlyn Mueller, Curator, Museum of Badger Army Ammunition

The title of the lecture is the un-asked question behind many of the questions that are asked when the museum curator talks to museum visitors.

Cutting Machine Operator

This program will answer those questions through photos from the museum archive and live narration.


March 14, 7:00 pm

“History of the churches and cemeteries of BOW”

Presented by Orie Eilertson, B.H.G. President, and Local Historian

This lecture will open a window to the history of three churches and two cemeteries that were inside the fence and the one Free Thinker Hall with its cemetery outside the fence

Methodist Episcopal Church
Methodist Episcopal Church that was located at the corner of two town roads and US Hwy 12.

April 11, 7:00 pm.     Mother Nature canceled this date so we re-scheduled for June 13

“Badger Village”

Presented by Michael Goc, award winning author of Powder, People and Place

In this lecture Mike will explore the many stories that are Badger Village.

The original Badger Village built during WWII for housing some of the over 12,000 workers in the Badger Ordnance Works.


May 9, 7:00 pm.

“Badger Ordnance Works/Badger Army Ammunition Plant Stories”

Presented by Verlyn Mueller, Curator, Museum of Badger Army Ammunition

The construction supervisor who got lost on the construction site.

WWII rationing board at BOW


Remote Events/Exhibits


June  8, 7:00am to 11:00am

Sauk County Dairy Breakfast - Photo and Artifact Exhibit

Museum will OPEN AT NOON

August 16,17,18

Badger Steam and Gas Engine Show - Photo and Artifact Exhibit
S3347 Sand Rd. off Hwy 33 between US Hwy 12 and Reedsburg, WI

The Museum will close for the Steam Engine Show on Thursday August 16 and reopen on Tuesday Aug 22. 


August 31    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   

Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw - Photo and Artifact Exhibit
     Marian Park on First St. between Grand Av. & Lincoln Av., Prairie du Sac, WI

    Museum will be closed.



Hill and Valley Antique Auto and Americana Show    -    Photo and Artifact Exhibit

Baer Park, Cross Plains, WI

Museum will be closed