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Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

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

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

A Middle Mississippian Settlement

Learn the history of Aztalan.

Learn about the Peshtigo fire of 1871

Historical Essay

Lighthouses and Lifesaving

Underwater Archaeology

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

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

This online exhibit features 14 stunning, large-scale historic murals originally displayed at the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin Capitols

During its history, Wisconsin has had five capitols. Read a brief chronology and see a timeline.

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Print these free paper dolls based on the books Rascal and Caddie Woodlawn to find out about kids lives in Wisconsin over 100 years ago.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

Learn the basic history of Wisconsin

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about why there were so many shipwrecks in the 1800s off Wisconsin's shores.

Help your students think like archaeologists with The Mammoth Mystery interactive resource.

Check out some vital statistics and fun facts about Wisconsin

Classroom Material

Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

Discover some interesting facts about Wisconsin

Resource Description

About Reference Maps of Wisconsin

Access approximately 200 modern maps of basic cultural and geographical data about Wisconsin and its history. Perfect for teachers, students.

Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
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