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

Historical Essay

Gordon

Origin of Gordon, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

The Crowning of King James

Wisconsin's Brigham Young

Discover the history of early Mormon leader James J. Strang, self-proclaimed successor to Joseph Smith.

Historical Essay

Aviation in Wisconsin

Brief history of aviation in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Office, Wisconsin Registrar of Lands

Historical Essay

Catlin, George (1796-1872)

Artist and Author

Biography of author and artist George Catlin, who painted Indians.

Historical Essay

Green Bay, Brown County

Origin of Green Bay, Wisconsin

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Learn about the LGBT rights movement in Wisconsin. This article also contains links to other articles about the history of the LGBT movement in WI.

Author

Discover the history of Wisconsin children's author Laura Ingalls Wilder

Historical Essay

Embarrass

Origin of Embarrass, Wisconsin

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How the Natives Lost Their Land

Learn about the many treaties between the United States government and native tribes.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Civil War Envelopes

View the culture and politics of a country at war with itself through envelopes produced by publishers and printers.

Historical Essay

Ukrainian Decorated Egg

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pysanky Ukrainian Easter egg decorated by Wisconsin artist Betty Pisio Christenson, 1980s. (Museum object #1996.118.356)

Historical Essay

Atlanta, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps, related images, and original documents.

Read about the German born man who made an indelible mark on the history of Milwaukee with his creation of the Pabst Brewing Company.

Historical Essay

Lice Comb from Fort Crawford

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bone lice comb from site of first Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, 1816-1829. (Museum object #1997.62.11941)

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 17th Wisconsin Infantry, which served from 1862 to 1865 during the Civil War, losing 269 men during that service.

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Edwards

Origin of Edwards, Wisconsin

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