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Historical Essay

Forest

Origin of Forest, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Forest, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Eden

Origin of Eden, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eden, Wisconsin

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Winnebago Lake

Origin of Winnebago Lake, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Winnebago Lake, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Prisons in Wisconsin

Read a detailed history of prisons and other correctional facilities in Wisconsin. This article contains several links.

Historical Essay

Metomen

Origin of Metomen, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Metomen, Wisconsin.

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 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Dutch in Wisconsin

Leart about Dutch immigration to Wisconsin, which peaked between 1840 and 1890 and was divided into Protestant and Catholic group.

Learn about the Disciples of Christ, who first became active in Wisconsin in the 1830s.

Historical Essay

White's Prairies

Origin of White's Prairies

Discover the history of White's Prairies

Historical Essay

Unitarians in Wisconsin

Learn about the advent of Unitarianism in Wisconsin in the mid-19th century.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

Historical Essay

Notable Fires in Wisconsin

See a list and brief description of significant fires in Wisconsin history.

Historical Essay

Fond du Lac County

Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Sergeant Major George Driggs of Company E, 8th Wisconsin Infantry, introduced readers of his 1864 memoir to the regiment's mascot and most famous member.

Historical Essay

Niagara (shipwreck, 1856)

Brief description of the burning of the steamer Niagara. Congressman John B. Macy of Empire, Fond du Lac County, was numbered among the victims.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Read about this ardent abolitionist who rose from company captain to brigadier general.

Historical Essay

Fairwater

Origin of Fairwater, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Fairwater, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Chase, Warren 1813-1891

Spiritualist, Social Reformer and Politician

Biography of spiritualist, social reformer and politician Warren Chase.
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