• June 3, 2024 Membership Meeting

    Date: June 3, 2024Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWe will take a journey back to summer nights in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  We bet you attended an outdoor theatre.  Let’s relive those memories.  To help us, two of our favorite historians and story tellers are coming to share their stories of local outdoor theatres.  Presented by Carol Gianforte and Jim…

  • May 6, 2024 Century Buildings Membership Meeting

    Date: May 6, 2024Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm The biggest meeting of the year! Celebrating National Preservation Month, whose theme is “People Saving Places,” by hosting our award presentation to this year’s Century Building owners. Monday, May 6, 2024 Dinner and reception, 6 PM Awards Program, 7 PM DeKoven Center 600 Caron Butler Drive Racine, WI $5 for non-members,…

  • March Membership Meeting, March 4, 2024

    Date: March 4, 2024Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmMarch 4, 2024 Meeting 7 pm North Pointe United Methodist Church 3825 Erie Street, Racine, WI Join us to learn more about the Continental Faience and Tile Co., which produced tiles from 1925-1943.  These tiles were used in homes in Racine and South Milwaukee.  The presentation will be given by the author,…

  • Interview with Don Rosen, WRJN, 99.9 FM

    Date: January 23, 2024Time: 7:00 am - 8:00 amDon Rosen chats with Pippin Michelli, President of Preservation Racine, about the history and doings of Preservation Racine. Use this pdf if you want to see the locations Pippin mentions during the interview:   The Show, podcast (meeting begins minute 2) https://civicmedia.us/shows/don-rosen-show/2024/01/23/the-don-rosen-show-hour-2-49   Script to go with PDF 2024, About Preservation Racine,…

  • Songs, Stories and Potluck

    Date: December 4, 2023Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmPreservation Racine Membership Meeting Monday December 4, 2023  7:00 PM Holy Cross Lutheran Church School Gym, corner of Taylor and Lathrop 3550 Lathrop Ave. Our last meeting of the year will be presented by Gary Lewis Alexander and his wife Karen, who will perform stories and songs and sing-alongs (in costume) that…

  • Racine College, James DeKoven and Education on the Wisconsin Frontier

    Date: November 6, 2023Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 amDate: Monday, November 6, 7:00 PM Speaker: John E. Magerus, Ph. D. Topic: DeKoven Center Beginnings Location: The Assembly Hall DeKoven Center, 600 Caron Butler Drive, Racine, Wisconsin You may be from Racine and know a lot about the DeKoven Center.  But could you pass a written quiz about the early days…

  • 2023 August Meeting – An Evening of Remembrance

    Date: August 28, 2023Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Location: 1147 West Boulevard Racine, Wisconsin Join us for a bit of history when notable Racinians interred at Mound Cemetery will come to life as they are played by eight actors.  Racine Theatre Guild will be presenting scripts written by Margo Drummond.  Complete with period costume, they will give us a…

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    46th Tour of Historic Places, Sunday September 24, 2023 12-5:30 pm

    Start date: July 24, 2023End date: September 24, 2023Time: 12:00 pm - 5:30 pmOur tour this year is titled "A Stroll Down Memory Lane."   It will feature eight historic places in Racine. Please save the date.  And come back to our webpage for more information soon. Your help is important and we are hoping you will support us this year…