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Historical Society Hosts History Happy Hour at Former Svacina's Red Lamp

September 24, 2018
Historical Society hosts History Happy Hour at the former Svacina’s Red Lamp
The Manitowoc County Historical Society is holding a History Happy Hour program, a series that showcases local tavern history and the role taverns played in the development Wisconsin, on Wednesday, October 17 at the former Svacina's Red Lamp (3931 Grimms Road, Reedsville). The series features a handout of the history of the location, a souvenir photo coaster, and a 50/50 raffle to support the Meeme House Inn Project. Please note that this site is privately owned and is no longer an operating bar. Please bring your own beverage to enjoy during History Happy Hour.
History Happy Hour is a 21+ event with donations going toward the Manitowoc County Historical Society’s Meeme House Inn restoration project.  There is no formal admission charge but donations are appreciated for the Meeme House Inn Restoration project. The Meeme House Inn (circa 1855) is currently being restored by the Manitowoc County Historical Society to its glory in 1915, under the ownership of Joe Schwartz. The historic structure will serve as in interactive living history museum, where visitors of all ages can be transported back in time and discover the Meeme House Inn, its livery, and poll house, in operation.
For more information about this event, please contact the Manitowoc County Historical Society at (920) 684-4445 or visit manitowoccountyhistory.org. The Manitowoc County Historical Society is a 501c3, private, non-profit organization operating the McAllister House Welcome Center and the historic structures of Pinecrest Historical Village.
Amy Meyer, Executive Director