Looking for the perfect gift for the history enthusiasts in your life? 

give the gift of history!

Give a meaningful local gift to your family and friends who love history.  They'll love it and you’ll also be helping local history preservation and education for years to come by supporting the Chippewa Area History Center, the Chippewa County Historical Society (CCHS), and the Chippewa County Genealogical Society (CCGS.) 

Three ways you can give the gift of local history:

1. Gift a local history book by local authors 

2. Gift a Society Membership

3. Donate to the Chippewa Area History Center Capital Campaign in your friend or family member's name. 

1. Gift one of the following books written about local history by local authors. All book sale                proceeds go toward building the new Chippewa Area History Center building on Bridgewater        Avenue (next to Irvine Park.) 
  • Northern Wisconsin State Fair: A Fair To Remember  - by Anne Keller and Donna Bourget

  • Irvine Park: The Bear Facts – by Anne Keller, Donna Bourget, and Jim Schuh

  • Lake Wissota: The Dam Story – by Anne Keller, Donna Bourget, and Jim Schuh

  • Colorful History of Chippewa County – a coloring book for children by Adrienne (10), Natalie (7), and Grandpa H. (Bob Hogseth) 

  The books are available at the following businesses: 

   Chippewa Falls:                                                      Eau Claire        

    - Chippewa County Historical Society, 123 Allen St.                      - Chippewa Valley Museum, Carson Park

    - Chippewa Falls Main Street, 514 N. Bridge St.                             - Volume One Loal Store, 205 N. Dewey St. 

    - Collective Charm, 16 W. Columbia St.

    - Country Treasures, 216 N. Bridge St.

    - Foreign Five, 123 N. Bridge St.

    - SandBar & Grill, 17643 50th Ave.

    - Wayside Bar & Grill, 18091 Co. Hwy X

 2. Gift a Society Membership to one or both of the societies that make up the Chippewa Area              History Center (CCHS: the Chippewa County Historical Society and CCGS: the Chippewa                  County Genealogical Society).   
 
      a. Print out the membership form for the society you choose, fill it out with your                                      gift recipient's name and information, and mail it with a check to the society.   

 

      b. Print the gift form, fill out with the gift recipient's name and yours, and give it to your                     friend or family member.

 

3. Donate to the Chippewa Area History Center Capital Campaign in your friend or family                    member's name.

       

       a. Donate online, by mail, or in-person (see links below.)

     

     b. Print the gift form, fill it out with the gift recipient's name and yours, and give it to your                 friend or family member.

In Person

Donations can be made in person at the following locations.

Area History Center

123 Allen Street

Chippewa Falls, WI  54729

(open Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm)

Community Foundation of Chippewa County

404 ½ N Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

By Mail

Download and print our donation form.  

 

Mail to:

Chippewa Area History Center

C/O Community Foundation of Chippewa County

PO Box 153

Chippewa Falls, WI  54729-0153

online

Online donations can be easily and securely made through the website of the Community Foundation of Chippewa County.  

Simply click the Donate Online link below and fill out the form that opens.     

Be sure to select Chippewa Area History Center Pass-through Fund in the Designation field. 

 

Thank  you for supporting local history preservation and education!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

  • Facebook - White Circle

Chippewa Area History Center / 123 Allen Street / Chippewa Falls / WI / 54729

Telephone:  715.723.4399   /   Email:  chippewaareahistorycenter@gmail.com

© 2017 by Chippewa Area History Center.  Proudly created with Wix.com