Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources.
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.
Pendarvis - a historic site
Learn about the lives of immigrant Cornish miners in the 1830s and 1840s during the Wisconsin Territory's lead-mining boom.
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Explore the Norwegian Area, discover reasons for migration to the New World and what life was like for immigrants once they arrived in Wisconsin.
Stonefield - a historic site
Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.