Jul 28 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Professor Eugene R.H. Tesdahl shares what the Fox Wars reveal about imperial North America and the rich colonial history of Wisconsin.

Jul 28 - Aug 2 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Learn about some of the natural disasters that shaped and re-shape Wisconsin's landscape with fun experiments.

Aug 4 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Historian Jesse Gant takes a critical look at the role of myth and legend in Wisconsin’s Underground Railroad stories.

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Summertime Fun: Mounds

Aug 4 - Aug 9 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Learn about Wisconsin’s effigy, conical, and linear mounds through hands-on activities.

Aug 11 - Aug 16 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Explore Wisconsin’s crops and creative ideas, make your own real Mr. Potato Head, run a Babcock test, or get lost in our mini-corn maze!

Aug 18 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Get to know Carrie Chapman Catt, a prominent woman's rights activist in the mid-1800s, through a collection of her travel photos and personal writings.

Aug 20 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Dr. Patty Loew discusses the lives of several Native people who helped sustain and nurtures their nations in the past and present.

Sep 1 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Professor James Longhurst explains why the bicycle sidepath movement of the 1890s disappeared, why this story has been forgotten, and why it matters today.

Sep 15 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Julie K. Allen shares why nearly three million Scandinavians chose to immigrate to the US between 1825 and 1930, many making the Midwest their home.

Oct 6 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison

Genevieve Davis shares her family's struggles as immigrants during the Great Depression, using both personal stories and recipes from the time.


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