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3rd Annual Sparta Youth Scavenger Hunt Begins July 2
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum and Sparta Kiwanis Club are sponsoring a City-Wide Scavenger Hunt, July 2-16...
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History of Tomah Indian School May 12
Local historians and authors Kevin and Patsy Alderson will share the history of the Tomah Indian Industrial School as well as the motives for and consequences of the Indian Boarding School system...
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Monroe County Local History Room & Museum

Former Child Center Attendees -- Help Save Your History!

The Wisconsin Child Center in Sparta, WI (a.k.a. State School) played an important part in the history of Monroe County and has touched the lives of numerous people. The story of the children who passed through the Child Center is in danger of being forgotten.

That is why we are asking former Child Center residents to share their experiences at the Child Center by filling out a questionnaire that will be archived in our research library. Please click HERE to open the Child Center Memory Questionnaire. Print off the form and answer the questions as best as you can. Your name will be kept confidential. Return the completed form to:

Local History Room
200 West Main St.
Sparta, WI 54656

Your completed memory questionnaire will be archived along with the others in our library and available for patrons to read. In this way, the history of the children who attended the Child Center will not be lost. Please contact Jarrod Roll, County Historian, at 608-269-8680 with any questions.

Thank you again for helping us preserve your history.

Sincerely,

Jarrod Roll