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.
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
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.
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!
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
If your school or class working on a project-based lesson or taking part in the National History Day program, this field trip is for you!
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Explore an 1860s German farmstead, try doing the chores 1860s farm children did, meet the oxen who work the farm.
H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site
Learn about Henry Hamilton Bennett, "the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous".
Stonefield - a historic site
Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.