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Historical Essay

Eagle

Origin of Eagle, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eagle, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Nicolet, Jean 1598-1642

French Explorer

Biography of French explorer Jean Nicolet, believed to be the first European to see Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Ekdall

Origin of Ekdall, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Ekdall, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Ceci, Louis J. 1927

Term: Louis J. Ceci, 1927 in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Atwood, David (1815 - 1889)

Newspaperman and Politician

Discover the history of David Atwood

Read about the Home for Women, a reformatory for women aged 18 -31, and the State Prison for Women, which became the Taycheedah Correctional Institution.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Oldest known surviving license plate in Wisconsin, issued to a Mount Horeb man, 1905. (Museum object #1966.493.1)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 10th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at New Lisbon and mustered into service on February 10, 1862, at Camp Utley in Racine.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 49th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison between December 24, 1864, and March 5, 1865.

Historical Essay

Yuba

Origin of Yuba, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Yuba, Wisconsin

A Short History

Learn the history of the Wisconsin Executive Residence.

Spiritualist and Psychic Healer

Biography of spiritualist and psychic healer Mary Hayes Chynoweth.

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

Read about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) , the New Deal program to conserve natural resources

Historical Essay

Ettrick

Origin of Ettrick, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Ettrick, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Badge worn to support William Jennings Bryan by Wisconsin delegate Charles Donohue at Democratic Convention, Denver, July 1908 (Museum object #1997.36.1)

Historical Essay

Early Two-Piece Bathing Suit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Two-piece bathing suit worn by Lois Nelson of Racine, Wisconsin, c. 1947. (Museum object #2003.113.6A-B)

Historical Essay

Winnebago Lake

Origin of Winnebago Lake, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Winnebago Lake, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Lumberjack Saved Union Fleet

3,000 Dam the Red River

Read this wild story about a Wisconsin Dells lumberjack applying his knowledge of dams to help Union forces escape a Confederate attack.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Duncan Butterfly yo-yo manufactured by the Flambeau Corporation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, 1988-1995. (Museum object #2001.83.13)
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