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Wisconsin History Essays

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

This informative article details the creation and early success of the famous Ringling Brothers circus founded in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

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Stage Coach Sleigh Bells

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Sleigh bells used for stage runs and recreational trips in Sauk County, Wisconsin during the 1870s. (Museum object #1967.341.1)

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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