Upcoming Events

Princess Cafe

Wed, Jun. 8 2016 / 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM / Cost: $2.00, members are free!

Dana Knaak will present, “Chateau Theater in Rochester.”

As always, the cost is $2.00 for visitors and free to members!

Antique Appraisal Event

Tue, Jun. 14 2016 / 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM / Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members

The History Center is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an antique appraisal fundraiser with Mark Moran of Mark F. Moran Appraisals. So if you have a mysterious or unique family heirloom you can bring it in to be appraised. The event has limited space, so advance registration is required. Limit of one item per registrant. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Please feel free to join us as a spectator as well, simply by paying the $5.00 general admission fee.


Mark Moran is the former senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications in Iola Wisconsin, he has also been a contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. Moran has served as editor of Antique Review East magazine, as a producer of Atlantique City; an antique show held in Atlantic City New Jersey and as editorial director of F+W Media’s Antiques Group. He is author, or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles, including three editions of the 800-page annual Warman’s Antiques and Collectibles.

Moran has been buying and selling antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art, Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques for more than 20 years.