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Origin of the city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Reaume, Charles 1752-1821


Brief biography of legendary judge Charles Reaume.

Historical Essay


Origin of Gilman, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Gilman, Wisconsin.

Brief history of the carriage and wagon industry in Wisconsin.

Lawyer and Senator

Biography of lawyer and U.S. Senator Matthew Hale Carpenter.

Historical Essay


Origin of Muskego, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Muskego, Wisconsin

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Houghton Point

Origin of Houghton Point, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Houghton Point, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Dodge County

Origin of Dodge County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Dodge County, Wisconsin.

Historian and Educator

Brief biography of George Lachmann Mosse (1918-1999).

Historical Essay

Railroads in Wisconsin

Brief history of railroads in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at Racine and mustered into service on October 1, 1861.

Brief history of railroad disasters in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Greenfield, Sauk County

Origin of Greenfield, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Greenfield, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Greeks in Wisconsin

Learn about the Greeks immigrants who came to Wisconsin in the early 20th century.

Historical Essay

Aspin, Leslie, 1938-1995


The history of Leslie Aspin.

Historical Essay

The Vietnam War

America's Longest, Most Expensive War

Discover the history of America's longest, most expensive war and the incredible events that happened in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

'Forward' Statue

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

'Forward' statue by Wisconsin artist Jean Pond Miner, 1893. (Museum object #1998.1.1)

Historical Essay


Origin of Elba, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Elba, Wisconsin.

Pioneer in Home Economics

This woman served as the first female professor at Kansas State Agricultural College. Read about her role as state leader of the Home Economics Extension.
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