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Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

Classroom Material

Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

Learn the basic history of Wisconsin

Learn about the Peshtigo fire of 1871

Field Trip or Tour

'Industrialization' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Crossroads Village and discover why the railroad created challenges for 19th-century small towns.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

Using postage stamps, students identify and describe significant events and people in the history of Wisconsin and the United States

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

On this guided tour students will discover how artifacts reflect history and what they reveal about our lives today

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 5 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Learn about various architectural styles that can be found in your local community

Learn how artifacts are conserved after they have been excavated from their underwater resting places

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Specialized formats of this book are available in Braille, audio, large print, and electronic formats for K–12 students with disabilities.

Field Trip or Tour

'Immigration' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Norwegian Area, discover reasons for migration to the New World and what life was like for immigrants once they arrived in Wisconsin.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 10 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

Teach your students about how snowshoes were a part of the pioneer experience in Wisconsin

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Historical Essay

Lighthouses and Lifesaving

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about the importance of lighthouses on the shores of the Great Lakes.
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