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Socialist Author

Discover the history of Oscar Ameringer

French explorer, governor of New France, and founder of Quebec

Discover the history of explorer Samuel de Champlain

Historical Essay

Swedes in Wisconsin

Brief history of Swedes in Wisconsin.

Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator

Biography of fur trader, merchant, judge and territorial legislator James Henry Lockwood.

Historical Essay

Spooner, John Coit 1843-1919

Lawyer and Politician

Biography of John Coit Spooner who was a lawyer and politician, known as a leading Stalwart Republican.

Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps and original documents.

Historical Essay

Monfort

Origin of Monfort, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Monfort, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evacuation Route road sign used to direct Milwaukee, Wisconsin residents out of town in the event of a potential nuclear bomb detonation, installed 1955-19

Historical Essay

Civil War: 4th Infantry

Term: Civil War (4th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Elaborately beaded jacket worn by pianist, performer, and Wisconsin native Liberace during his performances in the late 1970s. (Museum object #2008.77.1)

Historical Essay

Delton (Norris)

Origin of Delton, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Delton, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Deronda

Origin of Deronda, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Deronda, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Inauguration gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Sue Ann Thompson at her first inauguration ball, 1987. (Museum object #2003.61.1a-b)

Kissel Car

List of known Presidential Visits to Madison.

A brief timeline of Wisconsin history, 1750-1783.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 31st Infantry

Term: Civil War (31st Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Eau Claire County

Origin of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Brisbois, Michael 1760-1837

Fur Trader and Settler

Biography of French-Canadian fur trader Michel Brisbois, who founded the first permanent white settlement in Prairie du Chien.
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