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When the Beaver was King
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Military Outposts in Wisconsin
Wisconsin's Involvement with the war on the French, British and Natives
Creating the Wisconsin Territory
A Plot of Land Becomes a City
From Slave to Healer
A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed
Evidence of First Feasts
Confederacy President's Experience in Wisconsin
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