MCLHR.org surpasses 900,000 index entries with latest update! The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum has recently added a new index and several index updates to its website, www... Click here for more
May 7th History Program Cancelled "The History of Tillman Produce Company" by Philip and Cheryl Tillman, originally scheduled for Thursday, May 7th at 7pm has been cancelled... Click here for more
The Wisconsin Child Center / State School For Dependent & Neglected Children
The Wisconsin Child Center operated in Sparta, Wisconsin, from 1885 to 1976. Originally named the "State Public School for Dependant and Neglected Children," the Child Center was a significant institution to Sparta, Monroe County, and to the thousands of people who lived and worked there during its 89 years of operation. The Local History Room often receives queries for Child Center history and questions about obtaining the records of children who once lived there. These topics and more are addressed on the web pages below.