Welcome to the EHF Blog

Welcome to the Ephraim Historical Foundation’s brand new blog. We thought it would be fun to publish little snippets of information every so often to keep you abreast of upcoming pleasures, events, and happenings, and to remind you of stories from Ephraim’s past. There is so much history in our little village, and since we …

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Tomten Love

  How many Door County places and people does Swedish “ghost writer” Jennie Tornquist mention in this lighthearted post, “Tomten Love”? To hear Jennie read “Tomten Love” click on the arrow of the black bar above Part I, Part II, and Part III . Clicking on the words in blue type will bring you to …

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Soup’s On!

Click on blue type to go to links with additional information. Once upon a time in the pre-digital age people bought things called cookbooks. Then and now, the best cookbooks reflect local tastes, trends, and available food resources. Almost twenty years ago the Ephraim Historical Foundation published such a cookbook during its sesquicentennial year in …

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Kelly Klobucher, Executive Director

Kelly Klobucher has over a decade of executive leadership in museums and non-profit organizations. She most recently served as the Executive Director for the Illinois Association of Museums. IAM provides education, collaboration opportunities and advocacy for people who work in museums across the state of Illinois. Her prior museum work involved managing the preservation, programming, …

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Kathleen Harris, Educator

Kathleen Harris began working as the Ephraim Historical Foundation’s Educator in May, 2020. That same year, she authored From the Lookout: Peninsula State Park’s Summer Camp for Girls (WI Historical Society Press). “I enjoy teaching others about the interplay between people and landscape, the geographical context that influences the human experience. This interplay helps create legacy. …

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