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See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

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

Discover the connection between P.T. Barnum and the 1853 statewide referendum on liquor sales and why it failed.

Historical Essay

Newhall House Hotel Fire

Read about the tragic fire that burned down Milwaukee landmark, The Newhall House Hotel, leaving 76 dead.
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