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
Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
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!
Villa Louis - a historic site
Encounter the world of Victorian America
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.
Pendarvis - a historic site
Learn about the lives of immigrant Cornish miners in the 1830s and 1840s during the Wisconsin Territory's lead-mining boom.
Madeline Island Museum
Cross the waters of Lake Superior and experience a cultural encounter at the Madeline Island Museum.