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Historical Essay

Williams, Eleazer 1788-1858

Canadian Clergyman, Missionary and Con Artist

Biography of Eleazer Williams, a Canadian clergyman and missionary who claimed to be the French Lost Dauphin.

How the Natives Lost Their Land

Learn about the many treaties between the United States government and native tribes.

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

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

Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers

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

Civil War Battle Summary

Discover the role that Wisconsin troops, including Menominee warriors and our only unit of Black soldiers, played in a dramatic Civil War battle.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Maple sugar container made by missionary Rosalie Dousman, mid-1800s. (Museum object #1969.419)

Historical Essay

Logging

The Industry That Changed the State

Discover how the logging industry shaped Wisconsin's economy and culture from the 19th century to the present.

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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.

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Fur Trader and Murderer

Biography of pioneer fur trader John Baptiste Dubay.

Indian Agent

Biography of Indian agent Joseph Montfort Street.

Historical Essay

The Iroquois Wars

New Tribes Brought to Wisconsin by French Commerce

Learn how contact with Europeans, the fur trade and warfare among their tribes drove many Indians to the Wisconsin territory in the 17th century.

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A Brief Introduction

A brief history of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Visit the links to learn more about Menominee history, culture and community.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Native American courting flute carved by Louis Webster, of Menominee, Stockbridge, Potawatomi and Oneida descent, 1994. (Museum object #1996.118.93)

Historical Essay

Marin, Paul, 1692-1753

French Official, Captain and Fur Trader

Biography of French Official, Captain and Fur Trader Paul Marin.
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