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From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays

Discover the important role that tobacco and the Peace Pipe have played throughout Wisconsin's history.

Historical Essay

Nash Ambassador Automobile

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

1948 Ambassador sedan, manufactured by the Nash Motors Division of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation, Kenosha, WI, 1947-1948. (Museum object #1992.156)

Historical Essay

Allen, William (1825-1883)

Tanner

Discover the history of tanner William Allen

Historical Essay

Gold Rush Shawl

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Chinese silk shawl purchased in California during the Gold Rush by Joseph Stroebe of Winnebago County, Wisconsin in 1855. (Museum object #1960.10)

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

Discover some interesting facts about Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Winfield

Origin of Winfield

Discover the history of Winfield, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Glenwood

Origin of Glenwood, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Glenwood, Wisconsin.

Brief history of Jesuit Missionaries and key figures

Names and brief bios of principal missionaries who served in or wrote about Wisconsin, or are mentioned in Jesuit Relations concerning Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On May 9, 1864, Ojibwe Indians from the 7th Wisconsin Infantry help drive back enemy skirmishers with American Indian war tactics in Spotsylvania, Virginia

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard

Read about a very influential Civil War Colonel that served as aide-de-camp to the top commanders of the Iron Brigade. Includes inks to learn more.

Historical Essay

Effigy Mounds Culture

A People and Their Structures

Learn how the Effigy Mounds communities that transformed Native American life

Historical Essay

Nuclear Fuel Assembly

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Control rod and replica fuel assembly from Wisconsin's first nuclear power plant. (Museum object 1997.56.13-14)

Historical Essay

Exeter

Origin of Exeter, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Exeter, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Labor Day in Wisconsin

Beyond Beer and Brats

Explore the history of Labor Day celebrations in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Zimmerman, Robert C. 1910

Politician and Secretary of State

Discover the history of Robert C. Zimmerman

Historical Essay

1960s Paper Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Paper dress made by Scott Paper Co., 1966-1967. (Museum object #1969.184.13)

Historical Essay

Forest County

Origin of Forest County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Forest County, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Garnet velvet evening gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Charlotte McAleer Kohler to President Eisenhower's 1953 Inauguration Ball. (Museum object #1960.211

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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