Buy our Book

KEWASKUM, WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village Book Cover

KEWASKUM, WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village

By Aaron Laatsch & Anne Trautner

In conjunction with the 125th anniversary celebration of the incorporation of the Village of Kewaskum, the Kewaskum Historical Society has published KEWASKUM WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village, a book documenting the Village’s history. The book is available for purchase at several area businesses (listed on this page) or can be ordered (shipping fees extra) by completing the book order form.

100% of each sale benefits the Kewaskum Historical Society.



Inside the Book

This 320-page, hardcover, coffee-table style book includes detailed chapters with information about Chief Kewaskum, early settlers, area businesses, schools, churches, local government, civic groups, and more. Included throughout the book are memories from village residents, adding a personal touch to our already interesting village history. You will also find many historic photos, documents, maps, and other items related to Kewaskum. A must-have for anyone with ties to Kewaskum, this book promises to hold a coveted spot on your bookshelf or table at home or business.


Format: Foil-stamped Hardcover with Dust Jacket
Pages: 320 Pages
Dimensions: 11.75" x 9.6"
Publication Date: March 3, 2020
ISBN-13: 9780578615264
Authors: Aaron Laatsch & Anne Trautner
Publisher: Kewaskum Historical Society

Purchase Books
at These Locations


Geidel's Piggly Wiggly

General Store Antique Mall

The Gift Nooke

West Bend

The Tower Heritage Center

About the Authors

Book Authors Aaron Laatsch and Anne Trautner

KEWASKUM WISCONSIN: The Making of a Village was co-written and designed by Kewaskum Historical Society volunteers Aaron Laatsch and Anne Trautner. Aaron is a fifth-generation Kewaskum resident with a passion for researching and preserving local history. Anne is a journalist who shares an interest in Kewaskum’s treasured past.

History of Kewaskum Exhibit

Now Showing. Visit The Tower Heritage Center to see a temporary exhibit highlighting the history of Kewaskum. The Tower Heritage Center is a museum located at 320 South 5th Avenue in West Bend. For hours and information, visit

Kewaskum at 125 Promo Ad
Scroll to Top Button