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Historical Essay

Eau Claire

Origin of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Newspaperman, Lawyer and Politician

Discover the history of Hiram A. Wright

Historical Essay

Auburn

Orgins of Auburn, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Auburn, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Juneau

Origin of Juneau, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Juneau, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Bemis Riddell Chaise Lounge

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bemis Riddell chaise lounge custom made for the company owner, Albert Bemis, c. 1925 (reupholstered, c. 1940). (Museum Object #1984.319.1A-B)

Historical Essay

Namakagon

Origin of Namakagon, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Namakagon, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Copper Swiss Cheese Kettle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Copper kettle used to make Swiss cheese at the Tuscobia Cheese Factory near Rice Lake, Wisconsin, c. 1910 to 1969. (Museum object #2004.64.1)

Term: Algoma [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Muscoda

Origin of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Muscoda, Wisconsin

Whiteboard Files

Here are links to interactive whiteboard resources that align to each chapter of "Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story."

Classroom Materials for NHD

Introduce students to resources and research techniques with this Power Point and supporting worksheet.

Access Information

View original documents, lesson plans, classroom activities and background essays on key events in Wisconsin history.

Historical Essay

20th Century Immigration

The History of Modern Immigration in Wisconsin

Discover the economic and cultural changes that brought new immigrants to Wisconsin in the 20th century.

Brief history of The American Revolution (in Wisconsin).

Historical Essay

Redville

Origin of Redville, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Redville, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Mohawk

Origin of Mohawk, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Mohawk, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Forest Fires in Wisconsin

A list of Wisconsin's notable forest fires.

Historical Essay

Preston

Origin of Preston, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Preston, Wisconsin.

Learn about the Disciples of Christ, who first became active in Wisconsin in the 1830s.

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
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