Improve your health and your knowledge while biking into history. Join in for any, or all, of these free guided bicycle tours around Eau Claire on June 8th, June 30th, July 31st, and August 7th (walking tour).


    Eau Claire Featured in WPT Series

    New documentary on the history of Eau Claire available online!

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    New Book about Eau Claire

    A History of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Volume 1: The Lumbering Era is now available in the Chippewa Valley Museum store. Written by Eau Claire native and retired historian Brian L. Blakeley, the book covers early settlement through 1906.

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July 20 Eau Claire Then, Then & Now: The Continental Clothing building at Barstow and Eau Claire Streets burned down in 1918, which made way for the Hotel Eau Claire pictured here in 1925. It was built in 1919 and demolished in 1970. #fbf #downtowneauclai... View Post

July 18 We just received this donation of nifty slides of Eau Claire in the 1960s and 1980s anonymously yesterday (no return address...). We’d love ... View Post