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The Wisconsin Historical Society is now taking nominations for the 2017 Board of Curators Awards.

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On Saturday, February 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wade House Historic Site will mark George Washington's birthday with an authentic birthday celebration.

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Tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 16 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm, the Wisconsin Historical Society will be hosting an open house to celebrate Black History Month.

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Bob Buege brings stories that only Milwaukee can tell to life in "Borchert Field: Stories from Milwaukee’s Legendary Ballpark."

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The 2017 National History Day in Wisconsin Northeastern Regional contest will be held on Saturday, March 4, on the UW-Green Bay campus.

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The 2017 National History Day in Wisconsin Southeastern Regional contest will be held on Saturday, March 4, on the UW-Milwaukee campus.

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The 2017 National History Day in Wisconsin South Central Regional contest will be held on Saturday, February 25, on the UW Campus.

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The 2017 National History Day in Wisconsin East Central Regional contest will be held on Saturday, February 25 at Lakeland University.

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The Wood County Reporter newspaper pages from the years 1857 – 1909 are now available online at Chronicling America.

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This month, the Wisconsin Historical Society will celebrate Black History Month by offering a variety of exhibits, lectures and performances to the public.

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