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Learn about the lives of your favorite Wisconsin historical figures, from the famous to infamous, and their contributions to our state's history.
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Trader, Scout and Interpreter
Professor, Author and Historian
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumberman
Suffragist and Minister
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Governor of Wisconsin
Pioneer and Hoaxer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
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