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Date: 1951-03-29 

Description: Indoor group portrait of men posed with the Wisconsin Official Marker. From left to right on either side of the marker are: Clifford Lord, Secretary of Sit...

What to do if you notice a human burial site being destroyed or damaged.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Saint Helena Episcopal Church, established in 1712, and built in 1724. A brick fence and a gate surround the church and cemetery. Published b...

Who They Are and How to Join

Do you have an interest in protecting a particular cemetery or type of burial site? Learn why you should apply for the Registry of Interested Persons.

Photograph

Cemetery Monument

Date: 1964-08-22 

Description: The Hansen monument in a Washington Island cemetery. The monument is surrounded by a cluster of Tiger Lillies which are no longer blooming.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse, with the General Spencer Monument in the middle of the scene. Erected by the State on the petition of the Nathan Hal...

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: West Koshkonong Lutheran Church and cemetery. Octagonal stone church built in 1852, rebuilt in 1893, seating 800 people.

Date: 1989-05 

Description: Legionaries place flowers on graves at River Church Cemetery.

Historical Essay

Young Girl's Burial Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Burial dress for a young girl offered for sale by the A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral Home, Menomonee Falls, c. 1900. (Museum object #1983.267.7)

Date: 1887 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities and villages, roads,...

Date: 1907 

Description: This blueprint map shows a proposed plan for pleasure roads and reservation system. It also shows schools, cemeteries, old river channel, proposed bridge,...

Photograph

Ironton Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A stone obelisk marks the grave of Jonas Tower in a country cemetery. A smaller obelisk stands to the left, and other grave markers can be seen in the bac...

Photograph

Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gothic revival style Trinity church Wall Street and adjacent cemetery. Modern skyscrapers stand in the background.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 32 zoning districts, house numbering system, parks, cemeteries, and Milwaukee County institutional buildings.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the church. It has a bell steeple, stained glass windows, double french doors with an archway, and a wall gable facade....

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, land ownership and acreages, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and projected railroads. The map inclu...

Date: 1983-05 

Description: "Theresa American Legion members paid homage to former comrades on Memorial Day at the River Church Cemetery."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This set of maps contains four sheets: "Landownership in the Vicinity of Military Reserve and Fort Howard," "Houses Along the River Road to Green Bay," "Ow...

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