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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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An Old Man's Tall Tale
How the Natives Lost Their Land
From Slave to Healer
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed
A History of Disease in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Creating the Wisconsin Territory
Military Outposts in Wisconsin
A Bizarre Story of Land Prospecting Gone Awry
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