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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Lesson Plan

Life in a Lumber Camp

Learn more about life in a lumber camp by using primary sources

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Landscape view of the Martin Luetscher II farmstead, Honey Creek Township, Wisconsin, c. 1875 (Museum object #2005.182.1)

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

The Founding of Major Cities

Read how land speculation and the development of transportation spurred settlement in 19th-century Wisconsin, leading to the rise of larger cities.

The story of Mary Hayes-Chynoweth, one of Wisconsin's best-known mystics who also predicted the future on a number of occasions.

Historical Essay

Lice Comb from Fort Crawford

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bone lice comb from site of first Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, 1816-1829. (Museum object #1997.62.11941)

Guide or Instruction

What Does an NHD Judge Do?

NHD Competitions

Get detailed information on how to judge National History Day projects

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn how to register for National History Day (La Crosse).

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Ordering instructions for the 4th-grade textbook

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 24th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Milwaukee and mustered into service on August 15, 1862.

Use the 1673 journal of Father Jacques Marquette to introduce students to the early exploration of Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Punch Card Voting Device

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Votomatic punch card voting device used in Walworth County, Wisconsin, until 2000. (Museum object #2006.24.1)

Find out where some of the most traveled streets of Madison got their names.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Oldest Toast in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Charred bread slices recovered from the Alden's Corners archaeological site in Dane County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2002.211.1,3,5)

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn how to register for National History Day (State Event).
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