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Wisconsin History Essays

Learn something new about the past and gain a deeper understanding of your world. Hundreds of essays tell the stories of the people, places and events that are Wisconsin history.

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

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.

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.
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