The Historical Village is a hidden treasure tucked away next to Memorial Park. With seven buildings to explore, a stroll through this quaint village will transport you into New London's history. Browse through the octagon house, a one-room school house, little white chapel, log cabin, train depot and the Simmon's garage.
The village also has a collection of rolling stock including a Soo Line Caboose #138 a Chicago & North Western Caboose #11153 and a Soo Line Boxcar. Inside the 1928 boxcar is a display of railroad signs, maps, and other items. The collection also includes a Laona & Northern 300 horse-power diesel locomotive.
Click the button to be taken to the Historical Village's website.
Having become part of the organization in 2015, Thern Farm is the newest member of the NLHHS family. This picturesque farm dates back to 1891 when it was the site of the New London City Fair. Click the button below to be taken to the Thern Farm website to learn all about the history of this charming property.
The farm offers a look back into early 1900s life with a farmhouse built in 1891, barn and silo, pig pen, chicken coop, workshop, machine shed, milk house, smoke house, and out house. Inside the barn and machine shed are antique farm implements. With a picturesque setting along the Embarrass River, it is a popular spot for photographs, weddings, and more!
Click the button below to be taken to Thern Farm's website.