Wisconsin Community Spotlight: Sheboygan


Examine Sheboygan from a bird's-eye view in this map from 1885.

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Read a pioneer's account of Sheboygan's "romantic wildness" in the 19th century.

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See the real flying nun who introduced aviation into the curriculum in Wisconsin schools.

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Building exterior.

View images of the Spanish Colonial-style Sheboygan Theater.

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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!

  • Oct 2014 - Sheboygan
  • Nov 2014 - La Crosse
  • Jan2015 - Milwaukee
  • Feb2015 - Green Bay
  • Apr 2015 - Appleton
  • May 2015 - Eau Claire

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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