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Wisconsin History Essays

Learn something new about the past and gain a deeper understanding of your world. Hundreds of essays tell the stories of the people, places and events that are Wisconsin history.

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Brief history of Wisconsin's various capitol buildings built and destroyed over the decades.

Learn about the oldest cities and towns in Wisconsin which were established by 1836 and still exist today.

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

A Plot of Land Becomes a City

Discover how Wisconsin went from a small part of a territory to a capital city.
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