Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources.
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
Villa Louis - a historic site
Encounter the world of Victorian America
Wade House - a historic site
At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Explore an 1860s German farmstead, try doing the chores 1860s farm children did, meet the oxen who work the farm.