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Arthur Davidson and Bill Harley

Discover the history of Arthur Davidson and Bill Harley, the boys who built the world's most famous motorcycle company

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Margarethe Schurze

Discover the history of Margethe Schurze, who created the United States' first kindergarten.

A Middle Mississippian Settlement

Learn the history of Aztalan.

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Mildred Fish-Harnack Part I

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

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

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Mildred Fish-Harnack Part II

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

Underwater Archaeology

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

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

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Joshua Glover

The Slave who Made a new Life for Himself

Discover the history of Joshua Glover, who escaped slavery and made a new life for himself.

Learn about the Peshtigo fire of 1871

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.

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Chief Oshkosh

Discover the history of Oshkosh, chief of the Menominee Indians.

Discover some interesting facts about Wisconsin

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

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Father James Groppi

Discover the history of Father James Groppi, the Catholic priest who led fought for justice in Milwaukee's Inner Core.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

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Vel Phillips

Discover the story of Vel Phillips, the first African American woman to become a judge in Wisconsin.

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

Historical Essay

Lighthouses and Lifesaving

Underwater Archaeology

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

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Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Kate Pelham Newcomb, Wisconsin's most famous female doctor.
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