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Student Guides to NHD

Learn how to create your National History Day project.

Field Trip or Tour

Villa Louis Field Trip

Villa Louis - a historic site

Encounter the world of Victorian America

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

Historical Essay

The Conservation Movement

Read how the modern conservation movement began and flourished in Wisconsin in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Student Guides to National History Day

Get inspired to select a Wisconsin topic for your National History Day project.

Historical Essay

Vicksburg, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read this Civil War battle summary, the role played by Wisconsin troops, and links to battle maps, related images, and original documents.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry, which served in the Civil War and lost 217 men during service.

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read a soldier's letter describing how some soldiers generally treated chaplains during the Siege of Vicksburg.

National History Day in Wisconsin

See a press release template for a school-level NHD event

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

Historical Essay

Meir, Golda (1898-1978)

Israel's First Female Prime Minister

Learn about the life of Israel's first female prime minster, her role in the Zionist movement, and her early years living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Variation of a friendship quilt using neckties made by Allie Crumble, 1982. (Museum object #1996.118.16)

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early Paleo-Indian fluted spear point found in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and made between 12,000 B.C. and 8,000 B.C. (Museum object #1985.2)

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

Historical Essay

Falling Waters, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about the first Civil War battle in which Wisconsin soldiers engaged with the enemy. This article contains a link to original documents.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

In this lesson students will examine the letter of John Cronk to learn more about Camp Randall and the role Wisconsin played in the Civil War

General Information

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School Services develops projects, publications and programs on Wisconsin history for classrooms throughout the state and coordinates National History Day
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