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A&W, Manitowoc, Share Night Supports Local History

June 05, 2018
A&W, Manitowoc, Share Night Supports Local History
 
The Manitowoc County Historical Society and A&W, Manitowoc (4141 Harbor Town Ln)  have joined together to raise money and awareness for local history education at MCHS' Pinecrest Historical Village during a Share Night on Wednesday, June 20 from 4 to 8 pm.
 
“We are so appreciative of our local restaurants and their efforts to help us raise funds to support our mission to preserve and share our local history,” said Amy Meyer, Manitowoc County Historical Society Executive Director.
 
Funds raised through A&W’s Share Night will assist the Manitowoc County Historical Society with its operations and educational programs. The Manitowoc County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization, completely funded by membership dues, tours, fundraising events, and donations.
 
For more information about the Manitowoc County Historical Society, please visit ManitowocCountyHistory.org.
 
 
About the Manitowoc County Historical Society
Nestled in the scenic rolling Ice Age Kettle Moraine countryside of Eastern Wisconsin, the Manitowoc County Historical Society is a museum of living history. This 60-acre interpretive museum of local history features a Welcome Center with local history exhibits and research services and the outdoor Pinecrest Historical Village - a collection of over 25 historic buildings with period furnishings from Manitowoc County's early settlers. 
 
Pinecrest Historical Village began in 1970 with a land donation from the Hugo and Eleanor Vetting family.  The Village has grown to represent a reproduction of a small Wisconsin community during the early 1900s. The buildings form the commercial, social, and political core of a town and they represent several architectural styles of Wisconsin's history. The furnishings, items, and tools in the various buildings used by the Pinecrest Village interpreters are either original pieces or carefully researched reproductions. 
Contact:
Amy Meyer, Executive Director
920-684-4445