Accomplishments to Date

1991         Mason Area Historical Society Started, Depot Clean Up, Shingles Fundraiser

1992         First Newsletter - now three per year, New Depot Roof

1993         Replaced Depot Windows & Floor, $400 Grant-Lutheran Brotherhood for                        Depot Work, Auction Fundraiser, Interviews with Local Residents

1994         $16,000 Grant- WI Dept. of Trans. for Depot Foundation, First Raffle - now                   annual, Bayfield County Fair Display, First T Shirt Fundraiser

1995         Playhouse Renovated and Moved, First Dinner now annual, Mason Days now                    annual

1996         Depot Foundation Work Completed

1997         Depot Painting & Work

1998         Depot Museum Open to the Public, WI Sesquicentennial Banner Contest,                          Bayfield County Fair Display, Picnic at Mason Cemetery

1999         Log Cabin Donation - Tear Down, Museum Displays Improved, County Fair                      Display

2000         Mason Area All School Reunion, Newsletters with Local History , $5,000                        Grant- Consolidated Paper Co. for Depot Electricity, First Photo Calendar                        Fundraiser, Log House Logs Moved to Depot, Bayfield County Fair Display

2001         Log House Foundation and Walls, Bayfield County Courthouse Display,                          Memorial Book

2002         Depot Roof Signs, Historical Talk at Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center,                        Depot Exterior Handicapped Ramp, New Roof on Office Building

2003         Log Cabin Work Complete, Interior Freight Room Ramp

2004         Log Cabin Displays Complete

2005         Award -Forest History Assn. of WI, Vintage Vehicles Rally, First Mason                          Days Church Service now annual event

2006         15-Year Anniversary Celebration

2007         Ray Larson Family Donates Historical Collection

2008         New Concrete Sidewalks at Depot, Contact with J.A. Humbird's descendents,                    First Cemetery Walk now annual event, Mason's Humbird House Plans by                        Architect, Cass Gilbert, $4,850 Grant - Mead Witter Foundation -Depot                          Work, Depot Museum Sign on Hwy 63, $435 Grant from WI Hist. Soc. -                          Computer Program

2009         Cookbook Project Fundraiser, Photo Display Racks in Depot, Depot Train                        Signals Restored, Historic Photo Book Started

2010         Historic Mural Project Started

2011         Historic Mason Mural Complete, 20th Anniversary Celebration

2012         Depot Brick Platform Replaced
                 Depot Metal Roof Installed

2013         Mason Area Rural Schools Book Published
                 UW-Eau Claire Intern Research Project Started