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When and where did The Gideons International really begin? There are more answers then you would think. Give this a read and decide for yourself.

Historical Essay

Grant County

Origin of Grant County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Grant County,

Historical Essay

Wyalusing

Origin of Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician

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

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

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

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

Historical Essay

Fennimore

Origin of Fennimore, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Fennimore, Wisconsin.

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

Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist

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

Historical Essay

Monfort

Origin of Monfort, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Monfort, Wisconsin

Spiritualist and Psychic Healer

Biography of spiritualist and psychic healer Mary Hayes Chynoweth.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Hazel Green (Hard Scrabble)

Origin of Hazel Green, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Hazel Green, Wisconsin.

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

English Prairie (Muscoda)

Origin of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Muscoda, Wisconsin.

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.
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