Mission & Vision

Forging Meaningful Connections

We believe in the importance of connection. It’s what creates purpose and meaning in our lives. Together, we seek to uncover compelling stories that define and unify.

The Tower Heritage Center is home to the Washington County Historical Society, a 501c(3) non-profit. We are a forward-facing, growth-oriented organization that seeks to engage the stories of the past in the present. The Tower Heritage Center is committed to finding innovative ways to bring Washington County’s history alive to forge meaningful connections across generations.


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Our Mission 

The Tower Heritage Center is home to the Washington County Historical Society, a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to forge meaningful connections across generations to Washington County’s hard-working legacy.

Historic records in the Research Center and Archive of The Tower Heritage Center in Washington County, Wisconsin

Our Purpose

In our digital world, we’re connected everywhere – yet disconnected from how history defines us. Through curated content, quality programming, and preservation initiatives, we uncover compelling stories that define and unify.

Teen programs with The Tower Heritage Center

Our Vision

Our vision is to become a regional leader in generating lasting connections and delivering heritage-based programs centered on Washington County’s entrepreneurial and industrious spirit.