Calumet County Historical

Society Museum

Our Museum features two buildings filled with articles from around Calumet County that features things that hard working people used every day to make life just a little easier

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State Bank of Chilton

State Bank of Chilton was founded on April 19, 1891 with initial capital of only $27,000.00. William Connell, founder and first President of the bank, was a farmer from South Germantown, Wisconsin, who immigrated from Ireland in 1836. The original bank building was located on East Main Street next to St. Mary's church. In 1893,  William Connell's son, T.E. Connell, the institution's original Cashier