History and Mystery Tour with Kathleen Ernst and Marty Perkins (Sold Out)
Sunday, August 12, 2012 9:30–11:30 am (museum opens at 11 am)
Join author and former Old World Wisconsin interpreter Kathleen Ernst and curator of research Marty Perkins on an unprecedented adventure. Visit the sites of many of the scenes in Ernst's Chloe Ellefson mystery series (Old World Murder and The Heirloom Murders) as they take you on a before-hours, behind-the-scenes tour by foot and by tram. Learn about the inspiration for the series as well as the role of the artifacts and buildings within the museum. At the end of the tour, enjoy a private reception in one of the site's historic buildings and free admission that day. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the tour.
$25 (fee includes the behind-the-scenes tour, private reception, museum admission and an all-day tram transportation pass). Reservations close at noon on August 10. Download a registration form for this event (PDF 87 KB).
Venue: Old World Wisconsin
Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
PO Box 69
Phone: For recorded information call 262-594-6300; during operating hours call 262-594-6301.
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