Wednesday - October 4, 2017 11:49 am
Dave O’Malley from Waunakee (WI) is the lucky winner of the 2017 WCHM canoe raffle. His winning ticket, which he purchased in Madison at Canoecopia, was drawn by WCHM Secretary Debbie Koehn during a ceremony at the museum on Saturday September 30th at 4:00 PM.   Read more...
Wednesday - August 16, 2017 1:52 pm
A tentative list of dry-land workshops has been announced for the Upper Great Lakes Regional Canoe Assembly on Saturday, August 26th, 2017, at Memorial Park in Shell Lake, Wisconsin. Here are the details...   Read more...
Thursday - June 29, 2017 2:38 pm
In one exciting week you and a partner will build your own Greenland Skin-on-Frame Kayak. And you keep the boat! Robert Morris from the Brewery Creek Small Boat Shop in Vancouver BC, and author of the illustrated instructional book "Building Skin-on-Frame Boats", will be teaching a Greenland Kayak building class at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM). The class is scheduled to begin Saturday July 29th and continue daily through Saturday August 5th, 2017....   Read more...
Monday - June 26, 2017 4:08 pm
The Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM) located in Spooner, Wisconsin, will be hosting the 2017 Upper Great Lakes Regional Canoe Assembly. This regional chapter event of the nationally operating Wooden Canoe Heritage Association (WCHA) has moved around the Upper Midwest, being held in 2016 in Marquette, Michigan, and other locations previous to that. The event draws...   Read more...
Thursday - May 11, 2017 5:48 pm
Here in the northland, Memorial Day weekend often signifies the start of summer. For the volunteers in Spooner, Wisconsin, operating the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM), it means opening day of their museum and the festivities of Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day. So proclaimed by the Wisconsin State Legislature in 2010, the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend is always to be Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day....   Read more...
Monday - April 10, 2017 10:53 am
The board of directors of the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM) in Spooner, Wisconsin, is currently seeking candidates for nomination for three year terms to its board of directors...   Read more...
Wednesday - February 15, 2017 1:40 pm
Alex Comb of Stewart River Boatworks (stewartriver.com) will be teaching a cedar and canvas canoe building class at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM) in the spring of 2017. The class is scheduled to begin Thursday May 11th and continue daily through Wednesday May 17th.   Read more...
Wednesday - January 11, 2017 10:44 am
Even though it feels like winter, spring will soon be here and the canoe paddling season with it. On March 3-4, 2017, you can break those winter blues by joining a canoe paddle making class at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM) in Spooner, WI. In this two-day class you will actually make a canoe paddle in a design of your own choosing, using traditional and modern tools and techniques. Your instructor will be Alex Comb of Stewart River Boatworks from Knife River MN...   Read more...
Tuesday - December 13, 2016 9:27 am
The Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum (WCHM), a 501c3 non-profit, is looking to expand its membership base in order to support its continued growth as an institution based in Spooner, Wisconsin. “We have a special offer available to any new members who join us for 2017,” says WCHM Executive Director Jed Malischke...   Read more...
Tuesday - December 13, 2016 9:24 am
The Upper Great Lakes Regional Canoe Assembly is an annual gathering of canoeing enthusiasts from throughout the Upper Midwest and beyond. Some are trekkers, explorers, guides, and authors. Some are collectors of antiques and rare or historic canoes. Some are builders or manufacturers of equipment and supplies. Many are members of the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association (WCHA). The event has been previously hosted in various locations throughout the Midwest...   Read more...