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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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More Bank Failures (1857)

Discover the effects that the Panic of 1857 had on La Crosse.

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Winnebago War (1827)

Brief description of the Winnebago War.

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Catholics in Wisconsin

Brief history of Catholics in Wisconsin.

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Episcopals in Wisconsin

Brief history of Episcopals in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 25th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 460 men during service.

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

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Railroads in Wisconsin

Brief history of railroads in Wisconsin.

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Floods in Wisconsin

Read a detailed account of the most significant floods in Wisconsin history. This article contains links to photographs and newspaper articles.

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Driftless Area

Discover the ominously named hilly landscape environment of southwestern Wisconsin.

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Czechs in Wisconsin

Brief history of Czechs in Wisconsin.
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