Twenty-five years ago today, former President George H. W. Bush was in the Appleton area.
The Republican spoke at what was then called the Outagamie County Regional Airport.
Tom Sutter is the president of the Appleton Historical Society, and he was there on July 27,1992.
President Bush talked about welfare reform. and he challenged other states to follow Wisconsin’s lead.
His son, President George W. Bush, spoke at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in 2004.
He also made a bus trip through Appleton that same year.