Share your stories and memories of the Sheboygan Municipal Auditorium and Armory.

Do you have a memory, special experience, or special time that you want to be preserved related to the Armory? These stories and experiences may be used in an upcoming documentary being developed to preserve the history of the Sheboygan Municipal Auditorium and Armory as part of the mitigation plan for the facility. 

Take a picture of an old ticket or photograph with your smartphone or provide us a video from your archives and upload it to your story. City staff will be reviewing the stories and memories and may contact you to share your story in person to be used in the documentary.

The Armory

My family moved here in 91' just when I was toddler at 2months. We came from a refugee camp back in Thailand. My parents didn't know how or to read a single english word. I recall only seeing other hmong kids like me at school and family gatherings only when we were...

Traitor

When I was a senior at North High I had a lot of friends who were seniors at South High. During the rival high-school basketball game at the Armory, I sat with my North High friends until halftime. Then I pretended I was running to the bathroom when instead I went...

Andre the Giant

Back in the late 1980’s or so I was a young city police officer and assigned to work as security for a wrestling event at the Armory. As I approached a doorway behind the scenes, I was met by Andre the Giant coming through from the opposite direction. He was so tall...

First Graduation Class to Graduate at the Armory-June, 1953

After heavy rain at Vollrath Bowl earlier in the morning, graduation for Central High and North High was moved to the Armory in June of 1953.  We were the first graduating class to ever graduate at the Armory.  It is a memory I will never forget! Barbara Henning...

Shaking hands with a giant

I remember when I was young there used to be All-Star wrestling matches at the armory. One particular match featured a tag-team duo of the Crusher and Andre the Giant. After the match my friend and I ran to the exit where the wrestlers dressing room was in hopes of...

The Circus comes to the Sheboygan Armory

The Circus comes to the Sheboygan Armory

While my daughter Laura and I were visiting her Grandma Tina in Sheboygan we were able to see the circus at the Sheboygan Armory. We arrived early and were surprised to see an elephant on the sidewalk. As we posed for a photo with the elephant he decided to give us...

A presidential visit…

A presidential visit…

We had been cooped up at home for more than a week. At first we were feverish and fatigued, then insatiably itchy and now, we were restless and antsy. The chickenpox had made an unwelcome visit to our house and my six-year-old sister and my eight-year old self had had...

For inquiries about this project, please direct emails to development@sheboyganwi.gov.