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Historical Essay

Monfort

Origin of Monfort, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Monfort, Wisconsin

Read the history of Pleasant Ridge, Wisconsin, a unique a community developed by freed Southern African American slaves in the mid-19th century.

Historical Essay

Wyalusing

Origin of Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Dewey, Nelson 1813-1889

Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor

Discover the history of lawyer, land speculator and Wisconsin's first governor Nelson Dewey.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

View many photographs of Cassville Wisconsin's varied river life, taken by Frank W. Feiker

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

Grant County Rural Schools

Learn the basic history of Wisconsin

Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist

Biography of Catholic priest, missionary, architect and science teacher Samuel C. Mazzuchelli.

Spiritualist and Psychic Healer

Biography of spiritualist and psychic healer Mary Hayes Chynoweth.

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

Historical Essay

Muscoda

Origin of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Learn about the Disciples of Christ, who first became active in Wisconsin in the 1830s.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

Historical Essay

Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.

Historical Essay

Hazel Green (Hard Scrabble)

Origin of Hazel Green, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Hazel Green, Wisconsin.
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