Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author

Biography of lawyer, politician, land speculator and promoter and author of a History of the Territory of Wisconsin, Moses Mccure Strong.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin Governors

View a chronological list of Wisconsin governors.

Learn the basic history of Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Surveyor's Tree Blaze

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Surveyor's tree blaze from the 1841 expedition to lay out the boundary between Wisconsin and Michigan, found at Trout Lake, Vilas County, Wisconsin. (Museu

Historical Essay

Life in Early Madison

Learn about life in early Madison

A Short History of Wisconsin

Learn about the key people and events during Wisconsin's Territorial Era (1787-1848).

Learn about the origin, and the many spellings and multiple meanings of "Wisconsin."

A Plot of Land Becomes a City

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

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

List of Wisconsin's territorial governors from 1836 to 1848 and a brief summation of the responsibilities of the position.

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