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The item pictured, recently donated by the Don Kueny family, is a Griswold cast iron stove-top waffle iron used by the Kueny family since the 1940s. Don recalled memories of his mother struggling to make waffles fast enough to feed five kids and picking the pieces of waffle off of the iron with a fork when they stuck. Members of the historical society will gather more information about the waffle iron to better understand its ties to the family’s history in Pleasant Prairie.
The Historical Society accepts donations of items that can help tell a story about lives past in Pleasant Prairie. If you have an item that you would like to donate to the Society or if you have a family history or images that you would like to share, please contact us at HistoricalSociety@plprairie.org or (262) 947-3600.
If you have additional information related to donated items, such as: where it was kept or used (address); the purchase price, if available; where it was purchased; how it was used; and/or any stories related to the item, this would help society members build a written history for the piece.
If you would like to become a member of the Historical Society, you are also invited to contact us at HistoricalSociety@plprairie.org or