(920) 467-4667

Preserving Sheboygan County

The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center (SCHRC), located in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, specializes in the preservation and storage of written records of all of Sheboygan County and the surrounding area.  


Monday - Closed

Tuesday  - Friday - 9:00 - 4:00pm

Saturday - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Sunday  - Closed

New in the Bookstore

    Rochelle Pennington


Sheboygan County Historical Research Center

518 Water Street
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085

This is a classic view of the dairy complex at Pinehurst Farms in post card form. At one point the dairy had seven barns and seven houses on 500 acres. The water tower, erected in 1912, stood 125 feet above the barns and cows it served.  Read the story here.  

​​January 14, 2017 - 9:30am
The Wreck of the Edmond Fitzgerald
Location: Plymouth Arts Center,
520 East Mill Street, Plymouth, WI 
​(920) 892-8409
Guest Speaker: Rochelle Pennington

No other Great Lakes shipwreck is more well-known than the “Fitzgerald,” which disappeared into a stormy Lake Superior on November 10, 1975, when wind gusts peaked at nearly 100 miles per hour and waves reached the height of 3-story buildings.Pennington will delve into the history and mystery of the vessel and will explore the opposing views of dive detectives who are still trying to determine what led to the demise of the 29-man crew. 


Closed Monday, February 20, 2017 through Monday, March 6, 2017 for archiving.

Remarkable Architecture​

Edmund Fitzgerald