Wisconsin Community Spotlight: EPHRAIM


Examine points of interest, hotels, cabins and cottages on this illustrated map from the 1940s.

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Learn about Ephraim, the oldest summer resort town in Door County.

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See downtown Ephraim in the 1950s.

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House exterior

View an image of a front gabled, clapboard schoolhouse in Ephraim.

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Dig Deeper: More Research Resources

Area Research Center Network

Area Research Centers across the state make available historical collections particular to the local area.

Visiting the Library and Archives

The Library and Archives at the Wisconsin Historical Society are accessible online and in person.

Wisconsin History Tour Stops

Coming to a city near you!

See historical photos and maps of your city on display, along with book talks, genealogy workshops and more!

  • Jun 2014 - Wausau
  • Jul 2014 - Ephraim
  • Aug 2014 - Verona
  • Sep 2014 - Racine
  • Oct 2014 - Sheboygan
  • Nov 2014 - La Crosse

The Wisconsin History Tour is generously underwritten in part by the Kohler Trust for Preservation with additional support from the Judd S. Alexander Foundation, American Printing, Culver's, Murco Fund and We Energies Foundation.

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Have Questions?

Contact Mary Jane Connor by phone at 608-212-5497 or by email at: