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We hope you will enjoy reading about Fitchburg, Wisconsin as it developed from a sparsely populated township to a group of small communities and finally to a vibrant and diversified city encompassing nearly all of the township of Fitchburg in Dane county.

Complete Images of the 1903 Signature Quilt Now AvailableQuilt FR

The 1903 signature quilt is still on display in the Fitchburg Room of the Fitchburg library and it is periodically refolded to show other names. For those that cannot come to the library or want to view all the signatures in detail, we now have added a complete set of high resolution images of the quilt to our website.

Click to view signature quilt images

Short Articles

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Display Case

The Fitchburg Historical Society display case is located near the Fitchburg Room on the southeast corner on the second floor of the Fitchburg Public Library.  The display case highlights a variety of historical items throughout the year.  When the displays are changed, they focus on Fitchburg events and people and/or historical happenings of community interest

LEGO Display LRThe Fitchburg Historical Society display case proudly introduces a special adult hobby world that happens in our neighborhood.  With the establishment of Bricks and Minifigs as a business selling LEGO® paraphernalia, the exciting world of adult LEGO® activity became a reality in Fitchburg.  Adult LEGO® enthusiasts have monthly meetings at the LEGO® store as part of WisLUG – Wisconsin LEGO® Users Group.  The members of WisLUG are unique in their desire to make many interesting and beautiful designs out of LEGOS®.  After the LEGOS® are crafted into buildings, animals, people, et cetera, they may become part of LEGO® competitive events that happen during the year.  Pictures of completed projects as well as actual LEGO® creations are included in this display.   Thank you adult LEGO® lovers for allowing the FHS to share your LEGO® MANIA!!

To see old Displays click here.

What’s New?

We will regularly update our website with new information and will highlight this new information here along with the date it was added. If you have suggestions for a topic of interest or would like to contribute an article please contact us.

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