Wisconsin Community Spotlight: Green Bay


Examine a detailed Green Bay Sanborn Fire Insurance map from 1887.

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Learn how a lone telegraph operator in Green Bay received important news about the Civil War.

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A Green Bay Packers fan enjoying a game.

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View images of the Grassy Island Range Lighthouse built in 1872.

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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!

  • Feb 2015 - Green Bay
  • Apr 2015 - Appleton
  • May 2015 - Eau Claire
  • Jun 2015 - Superior

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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Have Questions?

Contact Mary Jane Connor by phone at 608-212-5497 or by email at: