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Brief history of the cranberry industry in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at Racine and mustered into service on October 1, 1861.

Historical Essay

Perryville, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War where more than 7,500 soldliers were killed.

Inventor

Discover the history of John Francis Appleby

Historical Essay

Windsor

Origin of Windsor, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Windsor, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Civil War: 19th Infantry

Term: Civil War (19th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Flu Quarantine Sign

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Influenza quarantine placard, c. 1910-1924, from the period of the "Spanish flu" epidemic. (Museum object #1978.404.50)

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Jar of marbles used in Wisconsin fair exhibits by Professor John Sweet Donald of the University of Wisconsin during the 1920s. (Museum object #1953.663)

Historical Essay

Columbia Rifles (Civil War)

Term: Columbia Rifles (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Fort Blue Mounds

Brief description of Fort Blue Mounds, built near the town of the same name during the Black Hawk War of 1832.

Historical Essay

William Beaumont (1785-1853)

Surgeon and Physician

Discover the history of William Beaumont

A Short History of Wisconsin

Historical Essay

James, Ada Lois (1876-1952)

Suffragist, Social Worker and Reformer

Biography of suffragist, social worker and reformer Ada Lois James.

Historical Essay

Abraham, Harvey R. 1895

Term: Harvey R. Abraham (1895) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Warner "Auto-Meter," Model K-2, made by the Warner Instrument Company of Beloit, Wisconsin, c. 1906-1910. (Museum object #1989.81.1)

Historical Essay

Bashford, Coles (1816-1878)

Lawyer, Politician and Governor

Discover the history of Wisconsin governor Bashford Coles.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Reebok baby shoes beaded by Ho-Chunk artist Linda Lucero, c. 1990. (Museum object #1993.102A-B)

Historical Essay

First Peoples

The History of Paleo-Indians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Paleo-Indians who first inhabited the Wisconsin territory and the archaeological excavations that have revealed their culture.
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