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Historical Essay

Early U.S. Settlement

Military Outposts in Wisconsin

Read how American forts were established and settlement increased in Wisconsin after the War of 1812.

Learn about the origin, and the many spellings and multiple meanings of "Wisconsin."

An Old Man's Tall Tale

Wisconsin pioneer Joseph Crelie was said to be 139 years old when he was exhibited to spectators in 1864. But how old was he really?

Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.
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