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BURNETT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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We are looking for volunteers to assist in all aspects of the day to day operations at Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park. Help preserve our history with your strengths and abilities. We are in need of volunteers for anything from building maintenance to fundraising and outreach. Reach out to us if you feel your skillset could be a benefit to both the Burnett County Historical Society as well as Forts Folle Avoine.

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About BURNETT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Location:

8500 COUNTY ROAD U, DANBURY, WI 54830, US

Mission Statement

The Burnett County Historical Society provides educational opportunities to the public by researching, preserving, and teaching the history of Burnett County, Wisconsin Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park is on the National Register of Historic Places. Travel Green Wisconsin recognizes tourism related businesses that are reducing their environmental impact through operational and other improvements. BCHS is a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Description

The Historical Park is located near Danbury, Wisconsin on 80 beautiful wooded acres along the historic Yellow River.
​ This is a living history site with two Fur Trade Posts; North West Company and XY Company, reconstructed on the site known to be active from 1802 to 1805.​ An Ojibwe Village offers insight into Ojibwe life during the time of the fur trade. Several museums, including a logging museum and one-room schoolhouse, showcase other aspects of Wisconsin and Burnett County history.

Community
Education & Literacy
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8500 County Road UDanbury, WI 54830

(45.93737,-92.42181)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • History
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Carpentry

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Any and all availability is appreciated!

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