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Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author

Biography of lawyer, politician, land speculator and promoter and author of a History of the Territory of Wisconsin, Moses Mccure Strong.

Term: Adamsville [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Swiss in Wisconsin

Brief history of the Swiss in Wisconsin.

Brief history of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal.

Historical Essay

Elections in Wisconsin

Brief history of elections in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Helena, Iowa Co.

Origin of Helena, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Helena, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Brewing and Prohibition

Read about the brewing industry, the temperance movement, and the effects of prohibition in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Catlin, John, 1803-1874

Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.

Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.

The Birth of the Badgers

Discover the history of lead mining in Wisconsin, and the origin of Badgers.

A Short History of Wisconsin

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

Historical Essay

Avoca

Origin of Avoca, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Avoca, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Tornadoes in Wisconsin

Read about tornadoes in Wisconsin, including some of the worst to have struck the state.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Missionary and Clergyman

Biography of Richard Fish Cadle, Episcopal clergyman and missionary who established many Wisconsin parishes.

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

Historical Essay

Dodgeville

Origin of Dodgeville, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Dodgeville, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Brunson, Alfred (1793-1882)

Wisconsin's first Methodist Missionary

Biography of Methodist clergyman, lawyer, politician and author Alfred Brunson

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's First Election

Creating the Wisconsin Territory

Discover the story of Wisconsin's first elections and how the state was divided into its present-day areas.

Historical Essay

Dodge, Henry (1782-1867)

U.S. Senator, Frontiersman, Soldier

Brief biography of Henry Dodge (1782 - 1867).
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