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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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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.

Learn about the Disciples of Christ, who first became active in Wisconsin in the 1830s.

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

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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.

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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