Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources
Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.
Pendarvis - a historic site
Learn about the lives of immigrant Cornish miners in the 1830s and 1840s during the Wisconsin Territory's lead-mining boom.
Villa Louis - a historic site
Encounter the world of Victorian America
Stonefield - a historic site
Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.