Our Mission

The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center serves the public by collecting, preserving and making available the written documentation and images of Sheboygan County.

SCHRC is right here in your backyard. Your participation and support in collecting history enriches and transforms lives through hands-on access to everyone’s history.

Mark your calendars.

Remember, the Research Center will be closed to all researchers and queries from Monday, August 19, 2019 through Monday, September 2, 2019. It’s archiving time.

This website is funded by Kohler Co.
and the Perry Foundation.

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Season 19 Second Saturdays begins

September 14, 2019
9:30am    Plymouth Arts Center
Raising the Alvin Clark
Richard Bennett, diver, marine salvage
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German Genealogy Seminar

Saturday, October 19, 2019
9-3 Plymouth Arts Center
See http://schrc.org/events/germangenealogy for more information.

Black Hawk War Symposium

Saturday, November 2, 2019
9-3 at Plymouth Arts Center
See http://www.schrc.org/events/black-hawk-war-seminar for more information.

A Hidden Gem

The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center is a hidden gem saving resources that would have otherwise been lost. A collaborative effort lasting nearly thirty years, the Research Center works with everyone to collect and share information.

Marge Jagler
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Our Collections

The collection at the Historical Research Center contains more than 1,000,000 documents and more than 500,000 images.

The collection is comprised of things like scrapbooks, research books on genealogical topics and history, school yearbooks, State of Wisconsin blue books, church histories and anniversary books, tax records, diaries and biographies, local history books written by local authors about many of Sheboygan County’s villages, Garton Toy catalogs, Phoenix Chair and other furniture company catalogs and Sheboygan Press newspapers.

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