Street Address
200 N. Mill St.
Saukville, WI 53080
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 80015
379 S. Main St.
Saukville, WI 53080
phone: 262-284-5170
e-mail: sangindoin27@gmail.com
web: iheartsaukville. com
Hours
March - December
Please NOTE: Third Saturday of the month.
Saturday10 AM - 1 PM
or by appointment.
Closed January & February
Admissions
No Charge
Staff
Anne Kertscher, President
phone: 262-284-5170
Donna D'Angelo, Treasurer/ Archivist/ Donations
phone: 262-284-0245
Judy Jacoby, Board of Director - Event coordinator
phone: 262-692-9425
Cindy Douglas, Childrens Program/Newsletter
Bill Kupkovits, Maintenence
phone: 692-675-0901

Description

Crossroads Museum is located half block from the historic downtown area of Saukville. The intersecting triangle of three ancient Indian trails.

Originally built in 1912 as Saukville's first fire station and houses the origianal Pumper and first motorized 1937 engine.

The main room contains, geological artifacts, memoribilia and collections of family histories. Portions of the bridge that once spanned the Milwaukee river are on permanent display as the "Gateway to the Crossroads".

Mission

="An institution maintaining area identity and foundation in the visual records. No other area is as important to that identity as the artifacts and photographs of their past . Those artifacts define what we were, make us who we are and help us to become what we will be.

History

The original building included a hose tower and is constructed of brick. Additions were added in 1946 to accomodate the village's growing need for fire protectection. The historical society was assigned owership in 1998 and restored the two main rooms of the building.

Artifacts Collections

Geological, early businesses, sports, photos, 1911 horse drawn pumper engine, 1937 fire truck and military. Collections.ResearchCollections=Settlers, buisness, churches, government, fire department, industry and cemetary records.

Educational Programs

Wisconsin History of pre 1840 fur trade era in mid May. Firefighting history with rides on the '37 engine (October). Self guided walking tour at the triangle, brochures available.

Facilities

Lecture Halls

Performance Areas

Library

Access: General Public, Students

Appointment required: No

Publications

Sign up for newletter at the museum or submit request by email or to P.O. Box listed. Published three times a year.

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible