Antique appraisal show planned

FLORENCE, Wis. – The Florence County Historical Society will be hosting their third Antique Appraisal show on Wednesday, July 30, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Encore on Central in Florence.

Mark Moran will be offering appraisals. Moran is the author or co-author of more than 25 books. This year he has been traveling with the Antique Road Show, but his schedule remains full of appraisal shows around the Midwest.

The cost to have an item appraised is $15. Individuals may select which of the three hours time slots would fit best into their schedule. Registration forms or questions regarding the program may be gotten by calling Debbie at (715) 528-3597 or emailing or; or mailing the Florence County Historical Society, P.O. Box 162, Florence, WI 54121. A registration form is available on our website

Moran has offered home visits in the past and will do that again if you have numerous items to appraise. The cost is $75 per hour and can be booked through the historical society.

The Historical Society in conjunction with the Encore on Central will offer wine and cheese during the breaks in the program. For a small admission, spectators are welcome to come and watch the show, so mark your calendar. The Encore on Central is located at 748 Central Avenue in Florence.