A site devoted to the history of Greater Rib Lake, Wisconsin!


The purpose of the Society is to preserve, publish and promote the rich history of greater Rib Lake, Taylor County, Wisconsin. 

Another goal of the Society is to provide to the public a convenient way to share and access historic photos and documents. 


Welcome to the official website of the Rib Lake Historical Society!  Please take a moment to click through each of the folders listed to the right under "Navigation".  This will take you to each of our particular items of interest.  If you have any questions, please contact us at sriggs@riblakehistory.com.  Thank you!  


Sign: c. 2009

"Index to Rib Lake Photo and Document Collection" - Thousands of images!

   One of the top features of this site is the "Index to Rib Lake Photo and Document collection".  By utilizing the "Index", you have access to thousands of images featuring the rich history of Rib Lake, Taylor County, Wisconsin.  The "Index" is word-searchable!  Each "image" has been assigned its accession number.  Documents, maps, books, etc. consisting of more than one page use the same accession number, but pages following the first are labeled A, B, C, etc.  The first accession number is 10000.

To access the word-searchable images, you need to open the PDF document below.  Once it is open, just hold down the "ctrl" key and the "f" key to perform your search.
This allows you to "Find" names, places, etc.

To view the Index via PDF, click here:

Map: post offices and railroads c. 1908