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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Duncan Butterfly yo-yo manufactured by the Flambeau Corporation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, 1988-1995. (Museum object #2001.83.13)

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read about how a lieutenant outwitted Confederate soldiers after he was captured in the fog near Petersburg, Virginia

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.

Historical Essay

Frank Lloyd Wright Furniture

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Chest of drawers with mirror designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for commercial market, c. 1955. (Museum object #1995.2.2.1-2)

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Eagle feather dance staff used at 1933 World's Fair by Ho-Chunk dancers from the Wisconsin Dells. (Museum object #2001.49.1)

Read about the desperate 1832 battle near Madison, WI, of the starving Sauk, Fox and Kickapoo Native Americans against the British and the Ho-Chunk.

Historical Essay

Bartlett, Tommy (1914-1998)

This Milwaukeean's prolific life in the entertainment business helped transform the Wisconsin Dells into the major tourist destination it is today.

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

How One Family Helped Build the Modern Tourist Destination

Discover how Wisconsin Dells came to prominence as a Midwestern tourism institution.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Lumberjack Saved Union Fleet

3,000 Dam the Red River

Read this wild story about a Wisconsin Dells lumberjack applying his knowledge of dams to help Union forces escape a Confederate attack.

Read about the life of this influential Wisconsonite and his contributions to the field of architecture. Article includes links to many 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

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Lake Delton, Wisconsin.

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.
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