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Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin

Abraham Lincoln's visits to Wisconsin, documented and legendary.

Brief history of the General Motors plant in Janesville.

Historical Essay

Evansville

Origin of Evansville, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Evansville, Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Aviation in Wisconsin

Brief history of aviation in Wisconsin.

Brief history of the temperance movement in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Parker Pen Trim Lathe

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Trim lathe used by the Parker Pen Company of Janesville, Wisconsin to manufacture pen barrels and caps, c. 1946-1999. (Museum Object #2001.51.1)

Historical Essay

Edgerton Bible Case

Brief explanation of The Edgerton Bible case and its wider ramifications.

Historical Essay

Greeks in Wisconsin

Learn about the Greeks immigrants who came to Wisconsin in the early 20th century.

Brief history of Christian Science in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist

Historical Essay

Niedecker, Lorine, 1903-1970

Fort Atkinson Poet

Biography of Lorine Niedecker, a poet raised in Fort Atkinson.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Warner "Auto-Meter," Model K-2, made by the Warner Instrument Company of Beloit, Wisconsin, c. 1906-1910. (Museum object #1989.81.1)

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Adventists in Wisconsin

Read about the Seventh-day Adventist Church and other Adventist goups in Wisconsin in the 19th century, including the Scandinavian adventist communities.

Historical Essay

Manufacturing in Wisconsin

Brief history of manufacturing in Wisconsin.

Professor, University President, Geologist and Author

Discover the history of professor, university president, geologist and author, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, who establishing the university extension.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read about the most famous escapes of fugitive slaves along Wisconsin's Underground Railroad. Includes links to primary sources.
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