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Historical Essay

Egg Harbor (Eagle Island)

Origin of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.

Brief biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick

Read the brief biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick.

Historical Essay

Houghton Point

Origin of Houghton Point, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Life in Early Madison

Learn about life in early Madison

Historical Essay

Fox Wars, 1712-1730

Brief run down of the events surrounding the series of confrontations between the Fox Indians and the French, largely fought between 1712 and 1730.

Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).

Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 16th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on January 31, 1862.

Historical Essay

Herman (Hermann)

Origin of Herman, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Herman, Wisocnsin.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 20th Infantry

Term: Civil War (20th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Dodge County

Origin of Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Hainesville

Origin of Hainesville, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Cheese in Wisconsin

Brief history of cheese in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Zepnick, Josh 1968

Politician

Discover the history of Josh Zepnick

Term: Civil War draft riots (1862) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Origin of Franklin, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Franklin, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fruit Famer, Postmaster

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Lombardi, Vince, 1913-1970

Legendary Green Bay Packers Coach

Read about the "Coach of the Century" and his preeminent role in leading the Green Bay Packers to many substantial victories.

Historical Essay

Abimiek

Term: Abimiek in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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