The Winnebago County Historical & Archaeological Society strives to represent, serve and involve community members by researching, preserving and communicating the history of Winnebago County.

The WCHAS is located in the beautifully preserved John R. Morgan residence near downtown Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Tours of the historic home are free of charge, but donations are appreciated. Large groups are encouraged to schedule tours with society staff prior to visiting.



Hours of Operation
June – September
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Off-Season Tours by Appointment Only


Click This Image to Enlarge MapWinnebago County Historical & Archaeological Society Inc. 
234 Church Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 267-8007

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Historic River Cruise


Set sail with us  June 25 at 6:00pm for a two-hour historic tour of the Fox River, courtesy of On The Loos Cruises. Learn about the history of the Fox River from its early inhabitants to the booming lumber industry that sprang up in Oshkosh. Proceeds from ticket sales help fund the Winnebago County Historical & Archaeological Society. Drinks will be available at the cash bar aboard the vessel.




Volunteer Coordinator Wanted

The WCHAS is seeking a qualified candidate to work as the organization’s Volunteer Coordinator. The position is a paid, part-time opportunity to help the WCHAS engage and schedule volunteers for the 2018 season ( May to December ). The ideal candidate will have experience in organizing, scheduling, and supervising volunteer workers and be able to work independently as a tour guide at the Morgan House during the summer season. Click Here to See Full Job Details

Please submit your resume and references by April 26th to:

Winnebago Co. Historical Society
234 Church Ave
Oshkosh, WI 54901
or electronically
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