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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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.

Spiritualist and Psychic Healer

Biography of spiritualist and psychic healer Mary Hayes Chynoweth.

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician

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.

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

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

A Short History of Wisconsin

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

Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist

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

Historical Essay

Wyalusing

Origin of Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Wyalusing, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Grant County

Origin of Grant County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Grant County,

Historical Essay

Fennimore

Origin of Fennimore, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Fennimore, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

English Prairie (Muscoda)

Origin of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Muscoda, 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

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.

Grant County Rural Schools

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