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Celebrating Our Past: Green County Historical Society
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The Green County Historical Society museum will open for the season at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow and will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. through October. The main temporary display this season is called Gowns, Gowns, Gowns. This display will feature many gowns and dresses including a gown worn by Marian Forcade when she competed in and won the Miss Monroe contest in the early 1930s and the gown that Emily Guerin wore when she was crowned Miss Wisconsin 2012 and another gown that she wore when she competed in the Miss USA pageant. Shown in the above photo are a group of students attending the pre-prom dinner at Eugene Hotel in 1936. Standing are LeRoy Day, John Jenswold, John William Tschanz, Steve Connors, Jack Share, Unknown #1, and Willard Tschanz. Seated are Unknown #2, Zelma Lehnherr, Unknown #3, Unknown #4, Janet Kubly, Betty McGrath, Thelma Lehnherr, and Unknown #5. If you can identify any of the five unidentified persons or have any questions about GCHS, please contact Matt at mfigi48@tds.net or 325-6503. (Photo supplied by Green County Historical Society)
The Green County Historical Society museum will open for the season at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow and will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. through October. The main temporary display this season is called Gowns, Gowns, Gowns. This display will feature many gowns and dresses including a gown worn by Marian Forcade when she competed in and won the Miss Monroe contest in the early 1930s and the gown that Emily Guerin wore when she was crowned Miss Wisconsin 2012 and another gown that she wore when she competed in the Miss USA pageant.

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