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Historical Essay

CCC Trunk

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Trunk used by Werner Brunner while working on Civilian Conservation Corps projects in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, 1934-1935.(Museum object #1990.165.26,A)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn more about the 1st Wisconsin Light Artillery. This article contains links to original documents.

Historical Essay

More Bank Failures (1857)

Discover the effects that the Panic of 1857 had on La Crosse.

Historical Essay

Floods in Wisconsin

Read a detailed account of the most significant floods in Wisconsin history. This article contains links to photographs and newspaper articles.

Historical Essay

Universalists in Wisconsin

Brief history of Universalists in Wisconsin.

Newspaperman and Author

Learn more about this Wisconsin newspaperman. This article contains links to newspaper clippings and a related article.

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

Historical Essay

Myrick, Nathan 1822-1903

Pioneer Settler and Indian Trader

Biography of pioneer settle and Indian trader Nathan Myrick, who had a sawmill on the Black River and sold firewood and lumber to Mississippi steamers.

Historical Essay

Oneota Ceramic Vessel

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Decorated shell-tempered pot from the OT site (47-LC-0262), 1500-1625. (Museum object #1995.218.39)

Brief history of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Czechs in Wisconsin

Brief history of Czechs in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Sioux Uprising (1862)

Brief description of the 1862 Sioux Uprising.

Historical Essay

Railroads in Wisconsin

Brief history of railroads in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Driftless Area

Discover the ominously named hilly landscape environment of southwestern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

He traveled the world as a young naval officer before helping to lead the 4th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. He died in battle.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Spanish Lady" costume worn for Halloween by Virginia Shaver in 1922. (Museum object #2003.29.1)

Read an account of the history of recall elections in Wisconsin. This article also includes a Wisconsin recall timeline and citations of scholarly sources.

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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