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Historical Essay

Roads in Wisconsin (early)

Brief history of early roads in Wisconsin.

Editor, College President and Congregational Clergyman

Explore the history of Aaron Lucius Chapin

Historical Essay

Russians in Wisconsin

Brief history of Russians in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Porlier, Jacques 1765-1839

Fur Trader and Chief Justice

Biography of fur trader and chief justice of the Brown County Court Jacques Porlier.

Historical Essay

Anneke, Fritz (1818-1872)

Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer

Biography of journalist, German revolutionary and Union army artillery officer Fritz Anneke.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 17th Infantry

Term: Civil War (17th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

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

Historical Essay

Montello

Origin of Montello, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Montello, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bowling shirt designed, made and worn by Earlene Fuller of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1995. (Museum object #2008.176.5)

Term: Civil War (29th Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops, Co. F) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Civil War: 37th Infantry

Term: Civil War (37th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Freethinkers in Wisconsin

Brief history of Freethinkers in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Edwards

Origin of Edwards, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Edwards, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 6th Infantry

Term: Civil War (6th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Religious Leader, Politician and Self-proclaimed Monarch

Biography of James Jesse Strang, American religious leader, politician and self-proclaimed monarch of a faction of the Latter Day Saint movement.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Banjo-ukulele used by jingle composer Richard Trentlage in the first recording of the Oscar Mayer Wiener Song, 1962. (Museum object #2009.59.1)

Term: Depere Rifles (Civil War military unit) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

The Path of a Fur Trader and Fort Builder

Learn more about Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle and his impact on our history.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Black River Falls, Wisconsin.

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