Plymouth Historical Society
420 East Mill Street
Plymouth, WI 53073
(920) 893-1876
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C.L. Santee, who got out another patent rocker spring last winter, has sold half interest in it to the Buckstaff, Edwards Co., of Oshkosh, and will receive royalty on the other half. The Oshkosh firm intends using the new spring on their line of chairs. Mr. Santee has a deal on at present by which he expects to dispose of his original patent within a short time.

Plymouth Review – May 20, 1903


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The Plymouth Historical Society Museum is located in the heart of Plymouth's downtown district at   420 E. Mill Street. Our museum is open year-round. Admission is free. The first floor of the facility is wheelchair accessible.

Contact Info

Address: 420 E. Mill Street
Phone: (920) 893-1876


The museum is open to the public free of charge.  The first floor gallery’s of the museum are open year-around Thursday through Sunday. The lower level Plank Road exhibit is open Memorial Day through Thanksgiving weekend.  Hours are 10:00 to 2:00 p.m.  We welcome school groups and guides are available when requested in advance.

Private Group Tours

We can accommodate private group tours.  We welcome your group or organizations to hold its meetings or programs at the museum.  Call us at (920) 893-1876 for more information.

The Stahlman FamilyThe Stahlman Library

The Stahlman Library is located on the second floor of the museum. The research library was established in honor of Jim Stahlman who, along with his wife Peg, founded the Plymouth Historical Society in 1990. The library resources may be viewed in-house. Because the library contains rare and unique collections, we do not allow items to be removed or checked out. The library is open Tuesday from 9 to12 noon or by appointment.

The library collection includes:

  • Plymouth High School Year books
  • City of Plymouth and Sheboygan County Historical Reference books
  • Books relating to Abraham Lincoln and George Washington
  • The Henry Huson Collection (Autographed books from 1870 Henry H. Huson home)
  • Historical Books with topics relating to the surrounding area
  • Early geography publications
  • Many publications related to the Civil War
  • Early photographs of Plymouth High School classes
  • Cemetery records
  • Clara Steinecker Collection
    The Clara Steinecker collection is comprised of extensive educational materials utilized in the local school systems. Mrs. Steinecker was a teacher, school administrator and author, who spent a lifetime collecting items such as globes,maps, attendance records, books and teaching aids.

The library is open to the public by calling the museum at (920) 893-1876. The society will gladly accept donations of local publications for use in the library.


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