Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources
Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
Wade House - a historic site
At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.
Madeline Island Museum
Cross the waters of Lake Superior and experience a cultural encounter at the Madeline Island Museum.
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Experience the life of children growing up on a farm in Wisconsin in the 19th century.
H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site
Learn about Henry Hamilton Bennett, "the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous".