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Adapted and expanded from Schafer, Joseph. "Outline History of Wisconsin." 1925 Wisconsin Blue book (Madison, 1925) . More information about most people and places listed here, including links to original sources, can be found by searching them in this Dictionary.
1784. North West and Mackinac fur companies formed at Montreal for trading in the region of the Upper Great Lakes.

1785. Julien Dubuque first visited Prairie du Chien, and explored the lead mines of Wisconsin and Iowa.

1788. At an Indian council at Prairie du Chien the Fox gave permission to Dubuque to work the lead mines on a large scale.

1790. Pierre Grignon of Green Bay outfitted Pierre Antaya of Prairie du Chien for trading on the upper Mississippi.

1791. Jacques Porlier came to Green Bay, and acted as tutor for Grignon's children.

1792. John Johnston built a fur-trade post on Chequamegon Bay.

1792¿93. Charles Reaume wintered on St. Croix River; Porlier on the upper Mississippi.

1793. Laurent Barth built a cabin at the portage of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers and transported boats and cargoes between these divergent waterways.

1794. Wisconsin Indians, chiefly Ojibwe, Ho-Chunk, and Potawatomi, participated in the Indian war against American frontier settlements, and were in the battles of Fort Recovery and Fallen Timbers.

1795. Death of Pierre Grignon senior at Green Bay. Jacques Vieau, agent of the North West Company, established posts at Kewaunee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, and Milwaukee. He selected the last-mentioned place as headquarters, and found there a Potawatomi village, with Sauk, Fox, and Ho-Chunk intermingled.

1796. The British evacuated the Western posts. Mackinac was occupied by an American garrison commanded by Maj. Henry Burbeck. A British garrison and fur-trade headquarters were established on St. Joseph Island in Lake Huron.

1797. The Spanish incited the Sauk and Fox to pillage British traders at Prairie du Chien; the latter's goods were saved by friendly Sioux. A Sioux-Chippewa war was waged in northern Wisconsin.

1798¿99. Fox and Sauk visited the British post at Amherstburg, and made treaties with the officers of that government.

1799. The, X Y Company was organized to compete with the North West and Mackinac companies. John Lawe arrived in Green Bay as clerk for Jacob Franks.

1800. The Spanish at St. Louis feared an Indian attack instigated by British traders. A Spanish gunboat patrolled the Mississippi as far as Prairie du Chien.

1802. John Campbell was appointed American Indian agent at Prairie du Chien. Governor Harrison of Indiana Territory granted commissions as justices of the peace to John Campbell and Robert Dickson, also of Prairie du Chien; and organized the militia with Henry Monroe Fisher as captain, Basil Giard as lieutenant and Michel Labat as ensign.

1803. Charles Reaume was commissioned justice of the peace at Green Bay, and Henry Monroe Fisher at Prairie du Chien.

1804. Harrison made a treaty with the Sauk and Fox at St. Louis, by which the U.S. believed
Indian title to lands in the southern portion of Wisconsin, including the lead
region, was extinguished. Many Sauk and Fox leaders, however, believed the treaty was invalid because the tribe members who signed it had not been authorized to speak for the entire nation.
North West and X Y companies were amalgamated.

1804¿07. Francois Victor Malhoit, clerk for the North West Company, built a new fort and traded at Lac du Flambeau. Posts of the same company existed on the site of Superior, at Madelaine Island, and on Lac Court Oreilles.

1805¿06. Lieut. Zebulon M. Pike was dispatched up the Missouri from St. Louis, to inform Indians and traders of the purchase of Louisiana and of American arrangements for posts and trading. In the ascent, he spent several days at Prairie du Chien, where he found a few American settlers among the French-Canadian inhabitants. After wintering near the Leech Lake source of the Mississippi, he returned to St. Louis in the spring, holding a conference with the Ho-Chunk and Sioux at Prairie du Chien.

1806. The secretary of war at Washington appointed Nicolas Boilvin assistant Indian agent for the Sauk and Fox Indians.

1808. When John Campbell was killed in a duel, Boilvin moved to Prairie du Chien as Indian agent and American magistrate. A fur-trade factory was established at Mackinac.

1810. John Jacob Astor purchased the Mackinac Company and organized the South West Fur Company.

1811. The Astorian party under Wilson P. Hunt and Ramsay Crooks passed through Wisconsin en route for Pacific Ocean. Wisconsin Indians participated in battle of Tippecanoe.

1812. Wisconsin traders participated in the British capture of Mackinac (July 17). Some Wisconsin Indians aided in the massacre of Fort Dearborn (Aug. 15).

1813. Lieut. Joseph Perkins was sent from St. Louis to fortify Prairie du Chien, where he built Fort Shelby, the first American post in Wisconsin. Robert Dickson, adhering to the British, collected Indians to attack this post, and wintered on Garlic Island in Lake Winnebago.

1814. Maj. William McKay organized an expedition at Mackinac for the capture of Fort Shelby. He started June 28, in six days reaching Green Bay, where he was joined by thirty habitants and about 100 Indians; Dickson with his forces met them at Portage. July 17 they landed at the mouth of the Wisconsin and summoned Lieutenant Perkins to surrender, which the superior numbers of British forces compelled him to do. McKay with difficulty saved the prisoners from massacre by his Indian allies. The name of the fort was changed from Shelby to McKay. Wisconsin traders and Indians aided in the British defense of Mackinac (Aug. 4) against the attack of the Americans.

1815. After the treaty of Ghent with Great Britain ended the War of 1812, Capt. Alfred Bulger, the British commandant, abandoned Fort McKay (May 24) and retired to Mackinac. American jurisdiction was resumed by Nicolas Boilvin as Indian agent and justice of the peace.

1816. A series of treaties with Indians was held at St. Louis, in which the tribes renewed their allegiance to the United States. Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was erected by Gen. Thomas A. Smith; Fort Howard at Green Bay was begun by Col. John Miller. Col. John Bowyer was sent to the latter place as Indian agent. By act of Congress the fur-trade was restricted to American citizens and Astor's American Fur Company began operating in Wisconsin. Government fur trade factories were established both at Green Bay and Prairie du Chien, with Matthew Irwin and John W. Johnson as their respective factors.

1817. The fur trade of Wisconsin settlers was disarranged by the new law. Peltries were seized at Mackinac, and traders arrested on the Mississippi. First school in Wisconsin opened at Green Bay in February.

1818. On May 25 a school opened at Prairie du Chien under Willard Keyes. Brown, Crawford, and Michillimackinac counties were organized, embracing the whole of the present Wisconsin, as well as parts of Minnesota, and the upper peninsula of Michigan. Solomon Juneau arrived in Milwaukee, and soon thereafter bought out the trading-post of his father-in-law, Jacques Vieau.

1820. Isaac Lee, United States commissioner, adjusted the land claims of the early French settlers at Prairie du Chien and Green Bay. The first Protestant sermon preached in Wisconsin was delivered July 9 at Fort Howard by Rev. Jedediah Morse, father of the inventor of the telegraph. Morse visited the West as representative of several Protestant missionary societies, to study the problem of improving the condition of the Indians. His report, published by the government, constitutes the first volume in the series dealing with Indian affairs.

1821. The first steamer on the upper lakes, "Walk-in-the-Water," navigated Lake Michigan, bringing a delegation of New York Indians to arrange for their transfer to Wisconsin. The code of Michigan Territory was made the basis of law; but no courts were organized except those of justices of the peace.

1822. Government fur trade factory system abolished. The Mohican Indians (Oneida, Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brothertown) purchased lands of the Menominee and began their removal to Wisconsin. The U.S. government decided to lease lands in southwestern Wisconsin for mining purposes. Col. James Johnson of Kentucky, having secured a lease of part of the present Galena, began mining on a large scale by bringing slaves with him to do the work. There followed an inrush of speculators and prospectors into southwest Wisconsin.

1823. The first steamboat, the "Virginia," ascended the Mississippi as far as Fort Snelling. Lake Superior was surveyed by Lieut. Henry W. Bayfield of the British Navy. First session of Crawford County court was held (May 12) at Prairie du Chien. United States circuit court held first session at the same place (October 17), with James D. Doty the presiding judge.

1824. First session of Brown County court opened (July 12) at Green Bay, with Jacques Porlier as chief justice. Judge Doty held the first United States circuit court (October 4) at the same place.

1825. A treaty was concluded at Prairie du Chien in August by William Clark and Lewis Cass, government commissioners, between the Indians of Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, establishing tribal boundaries and making peace between the tribes. An Episcopal mission was established at Green Bay by Rev. Norman Nash. In May, Doctor William Beaumont began, at Mackinac, the observations on action of the gastric juice, which were continued at Fort Crawford and elsewhere, his subject being Alexius H. Martin.

1826. Fort Crawford was abandoned, and the troops sent to Fort Snelling, near St. Paul.

1827. Acting on misinformation, Ho-Chunk warrior Red Bird led a party who exacted revenge killings on several settlers and attacked two keelboats on the upper Mississippi in what came to be called the "Winnebago War of 1827." Settlers fled to Prairie du Chien and organized and manned the abandoned fort. Troops were sent from St. Louis and Fort Snelling. Col. Henry Dodge raised a hundred mounted volunteers in the lead mines. Maj. William Whistler, in command at Fort Howard, moved up the Fox River to Portage, and the troops on the Wisconsin, under Gen. Henry Atkinson, pursued the fleeing Ho-Chunk who were overtaken near Portage. Their leader, Red Bird, soon died in prison and his associates were tried and sentenced, but afterwards pardoned on condition that the Ho-Chunk cede their mining lands to the United States.

1828. Fort Winnebago was begun at the Portage in September by Maj. David E. Twiggs.

1829. In July, the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi attended a treaty at Green Bay and ceded their claims to lands between Rock and Wisconsin rivers. Thousands of miners settled in the lead region, where speculation increased. A Methodist mission was established at Green Bay.

1830.A Protestant mission was founded on Madelaine Island by Frederick Ayer. Rev. Cutting Marsh opened a Presbyterian mission to the Stockbridge Indians at Statesburg (South Kaukauna).

1831. Daniel Whitney's company began the erection of a shot tower at Old Helena on the Wisconsin river.

1832. In April Black Hawk, a Sauk leader, resenting the intrusion of the American settlers crossed from Iowa and passed up the Rock River to the Sauk village of Prophetstown, intending to raise a crop. This "invasion" aroused general alarm in Illinois and what is now Wisconsin. Settlers fled the country or gathered into log forts. Gen. Henry Atkinson, with an army of volunteers and regulars, marched from Fort Armstrong against Black Hawk, who retreated up Rock River to the neighborhood of Lake Koshkonong. Atkinson with a force of nearly 4,000 federal regulars and Illinois militia pursued the Sauk party of about 1,200, mostly non-combatants, who retreated through the present site of Madison. At the crossing of Wisconsin River a mile below Prairie du Sac, a skirmish occurred (July 21) and the final engagement was at the mouth of the Bad Axe (August 2), where the Indians were massacred while attempting to recross the Mississippi into Sioux territory. Black Hawk surrendered to some Ho-Chunk and was brought to PrPrairie du Chien, whence he was sent to Jefferson Barracks at St. Louis. Throughout the summer, Sauk attempts to surrender had been repeatedly ignored or misunderstood, and of the 1,200 to 1,500 Indians who crossed the Mississippi with him in the spring, not more than 150 survived. In the autumn, treaties were negotiated with the Menominee, Sauk, and Ho-Chunk who, seeing what happened when Indians resisted overwhelming U.S. power, gave up all their lands south and east of Fox and Wisconsin rivers.


1833. By a treaty at Chicago, the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi concurred in the above treaties and ceded the lands south and west of Milwaukee. The first newspaper in Wisconsin, the Green Bay Intelligencer, was established.


1834. Land offices were established at Mineral Point and Green Bay. The first public land sale was held, at Mineral Point. The first public road was laid out. American settlers began to arrive at Milwaukee.

1835. The first steamboat landed at Milwaukee, June 17. A large influx of settlers secured lands in the southern and eastern portions of Wisconsin. The first bank was opened at Astor, now a part of Green Bay. Bishop Baraga founded a Catholic mission on Madeline Island.

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[Source: Adapted and expanded from Schafer, Joseph. "Outline History of Wisconsin." 1925 Wisconsin Blue book (Madison, 1925).]

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100 Day Men
Abraham, Henry William 1866 - 1920
Adams, Henry Cullen 1850 - 1906
Albion Academy (Historic Marker)
Allen, Col. Thomas S. (1825-1905)
Allis, Edward Phelps 1824 - 1889
Anderson, Wendell Abraham 1840 - 1929
Arnold, Jonathan Earle 1814 - 1869
Babcock, Joseph Weeks 1850 - 1909
Baensch, Emil 1857 - 1939
Baird, Henry Samuel 1800 - 1875
Baker, Charles Minton 1804 - 1872
Baker, Robert Hall 1839 - 1882
Baldus, Alvin 1926
Barlow, Elmer Elbert 1887 - 1948
Barstow, William Augustus 1813 - 1865
Barstow-Bashford Affair (1856)
Bashford, Coles 1816 - 1878
Bay View Rolling Mill (Historic Marker Erected 198
Beall, Samuel Wooton[?] 1807 - 1868
Beauharnais, Charles, Marquis de
Beauharnois de la Boische, Charles de, Marquis de
Beck, Joseph David 1866 - 1936
Beilfuss, Bruce F. 1915
Belmont (capitol)
Belmont, Village of, Lafayette Co.
Best, Phillip 1814 - 1869
Blaine, John James 1873 - 1934
Bolens, Harry Wilbur 1864 - 1944
Booth, Sherman Miller 1812 - 1904
Borg, George M. (1934 - 1971)
Bovay, Alvan E[arl] 1818 - 1903
Brisay de Denonville, Jacques-René, Marquis de Den
Brisbois, Michael [Michel] 1760 - 1837
Brown County [origin of place name]
Brown, Timothy 1889
Brunson, Alfred 1793 - 1882
Bryant, Edwin Eustace 1835 - 1903
Bryant, George Edwin 1832 - 1907
Buade de Frontenac et de Pallau, Louis de, Comte d
Burchard, George Washington 1835 - 1921
Burmaster, Elizabeth 1954
Burns, Timothy 1820 - 1853
Butte Des Morts (Historic Marker Erected 1955)
Camp Harvey (Historic Marker Erected 1992)
Camp Randall
Camp Randall (Historic Marker Erected 1961)
Capitol fire (1904)
Carver, Jonathan 1710 - 1780
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.
Champlain, Samuel de, 1567-1635.
Chase, Warren 1813 - 1891
Civil War: Battle Flags
Clark, Julius Taylor 1814 - 1908
Clark-Halyard, Ardie 1896 - 1989
Cleary, Michael Joseph 1876 - 1947
Coleman, Charles W.
Coleman, William 1878 - 1933
Coles Bashford House (Historic Marker Erected 1975
Connor, William Duncan 1864 - 1944
Cook, Samuel Andrew 1849 - 1918
Coutume de Paris
Crawford County
Crocker, Hans 1815 - 1889
Cross, James B. 1819 - 1876
Crownhart, Charles Henry 1863 - 1930
Czarnezki, Joseph J. 1954
Dailey, Lt. Col. Dennis B. (1840-1898)
Darling, Alberta 1944
Davidson, James (1854-1922)(Historic Marker Erecte
Davidson, James O. 1854 - 1922
Day, Roland B. 1919
death penalty in Wisconsin
Deininger, David G. 1947
Derleth, August W. (1909-1971)(Historic Marker Ere
Dewey, Nelson 1813 - 1889
Dieterich, William Herbert 1897
Dixon, Luther Swift 1825 - 1891
Dodge County [origin of place name]
Dodge's Grove and Fort Union (Historic Marker Erec
Dodge, Henry 1782 - 1867
Dodgeville [brief history]
Dodgeville [origin of place name]
Doodle Book
Doolittle, James Rood 1815 - 1897
Doty, James Duane 1799 - 1865
Doyle, Jim 1945
Dreyfus, Lee Sherman 1926-2008
Duff, Marc C. 1961
Durkee, Charles 1805 - 1870
Earl, Anthony S. 1936
Edgerton, Benjamin Hyde 1811 - 1886
Ekern, Herman Lewis 1872 - 1954
Erpenbach, Jon B. 1961
Evans, Joseph Spragg 1875 - 1948
Fairchild, Col. Cassius (1829–1868)
Fairchild, Gov. Lucius (1831-1896)
Fairchild, Thomas E. 1912
Farrow, Margaret A. 1934
Farwell, Leonard James 1819 - 1889
Fifield [origin of place name]
Fifield, Samuel S. 1839 - 1915
firsts
Flynn, Gerald T. 1910
Flynn, James T. 1944
Fond du Lac [brief history]
Four Lakes, City of the
Fox and Wisconsin River Improvement Company
Frank, Glenn 1887 - 1940
Gale, Zona 1874 - 1938
Gaylord, Adj. Gen. Augustus (1826-1901)
Gilmore, Eugene Allen 1871 - 1953
Goodland, Walter Samuel 1862 - 1947
Governor James Taylor Lewis (1819-1904) (Historic
Governor Lewis (Historic Marker Erected 1995)
Governor Rusk (Historic Marker Erected 1958)
Governor's Commission on Human Rights
Governor's Guard (Civil War)
governors
Graass, Frank N. 1885
Grand Army of the Republic
Greco, Angelo F. 1925
Griffin, Ezra Leonard 1821 - 1892
Groseilliers, Medard Chouart, Sieur Des 1618 - 168
Haldimand, Frederick, 1718-1791
Hambrecht, George Philip 1871 - 1943
Harvey, Cordelia (1824–1895)
Harvey, Cordelia (Historic Marker Erected 1991)
Harvey, Gov. Louis P. (1820-1862)
Haskell, Col. Frank A. (1828-1864)
Hastings, Samuel Dexter 1816 - 1903
Hatton, William H. 1856 - 1937
Haugen, Nils Pederson 1849 - 1931
Heil, Julius Peter 1876 - 1949
Hephner, Gervase A. 1936
Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957
Hirst, Arthur Roscoe 1881 - 1932
Historic Mineral Point (Historic Marker Erected 19
Hixson, Hiram Frank 1858 - 1894
Hoard, William Dempster 1836 - 1918
Hobart, Col. Harrison C. (1815-1902)
Holton, Edward Dwight 1815 - 1892
Home of Governor Harvey (Historic Marker Erected 1
Hopkins, Benjamin Franklin 1829 - 1870
Horner, John Scott 1802 - 1883
Howe, Timothy Otis 1816 - 1883
Hoxie, Vinnie Ream 1847 - 1914
Hoyt, John Wesley 1831 - 1912
Huber, Henry Allen 1869 - 1933
Hubler, Mary 1952
Huibregtse, Harold F. 1907
Hundred Day Men
Ihde, Herman 1877 - 1943
Industrial Commission
intendant (Fr.)
Jackson, Mortimer Melville 1809 - 1889
James, Ada Lois 1876 - 1952
Janssen, Edward H. 1815 - 1877
Jaronitzky, June 1938
Jensen, Scott R. 1960
Johnson, Gary K. 1939
Jolliet, Louis 1645 - 1700
Jonas, Charles 1840 - 1896
Jones, George Wallace 1804 - 1896
Kanavas, Theodore J. 1961
Kenosha [brief history]
King, Charles 1844 - 1933
Kinzie, John Harris 1803 - 1865
Klusman, Judith 1956
Knowles, Warren P. 1908
Knowlton, James H. 1813 - 1879
Knox, Randall S. 1949
Kohler Strike
Kohler, Walter Jodok 1875 - 1940
Kostuck, John T. 1892
Krusick, Peggy 1956
La Crosse [brief history]
La Crosse, La Crosse Co.
La Fave, John 1949
La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965
La Follette, Robert Marion Sr. (1855-1925)(Histori
La Follette, Robert Marion Sr. 1855 - 1925
La Follette, Robert Marion, Jr., 1895 - 1953
Laird, Melvin R. 1922 -
Land Grant Scandal
Lathan, Raymond Lee 1915
Lautenschlager, Peggy A. 1955
Lawton, Barbara 1951
Lenroot, Irvine Luther 1869 - 1949
Lewis, Gov. James Taylor (1819-1904)
Lewis, James Otto 1799 - 1858
Lewis, Theodore Gorman 1890 - 1934
Litscher, Leroy "Pete" 1939
Loomis, Orland Steen 1893 - 1942
Loucks, Steven 1961
Lucey, Patrick J. 1918
Ludington, Harrison 1812 - 1891
Lynch, Richard J. 1921
Madison, Dane Co.
Martin, Joseph 1878 - 1946
Mcarthur, Arthur 1815 - 1896
McArthur, Gen. Arthur (1845-1912)
Mccallum, Scott 1950
Mccord, Myron Hawley 1840 - 1908
Mcgovern, Francis Edward 1866 - 1946
Menasha [brief history]
Michilimakinac County
Mitchell, Alexander 1817 - 1887
Monahan, James Gideon 1855 - 1923
Moser, William R. 1927
Munson, Oliver Goldsmith 1856 - 1933
Nash, Philleo 1909
Neenah [brief history]
Neenah [origin of place name]
Nelson Dewey-First Governor of Wisconsin (Historic
Nelson, Gaylord A. 1916-2005
Nieman, Lucius William 1857 - 1935
Nordberg, Bruno Victor 1858 - 1924
Olbrich, Michael Balthasar 1881 - 1929
Old Stockade Site (Historic Marker Erected 1954)
Olson, Jack B. 1920
Olson, Russell A. 1924
Onontio
Orton, Harlow South 1817 - 1895
Oshkosh [brief history]
Oshkosh, Menominee chief, 1795 - 1858
Outdoor Recreation Act Program (ORAP)
Palmer, Henry L. 1819 - 1909
Paul, George Howard 1826 - 1890
pause
Peck, George Wilbur 1840 - 1916
Philipp, Emanuel Lorenz 1861 - 1925
Pierre Esprit Radisson and Medart Grosellieres (Hi
Plale, Jeffrey T. 1968
Pommerening, Glen E. 1927
Potter Law (1874)
Pound, Thaddeus Coleman 1833 - 1914
primary elections in Wisconsin
Prohibition
Quick, William F. 1909
Quiner, Edwin Bryant (1816-1868)
Racine [brief history]
Radisson, Pierre Esprit 1636 - 1710
Radisson-Groseilliers Fort (Historic Marker Erecte
Randall, Gov. Alexander W. (1819-1872)
Raymond [origin of place name]
Reaume, Charles 1752 - 1821
Reed, Harrison 1813 - 1899
Reynolds, John W. 1921
Rhoades, Kitty 1951
Rigaud de Vaudreuil de Cavagnial, Pierre de, Marqu
Rigaud de Vaudreuil, Philippe de, Marquis de Vaudr
Ripon [origin of place name]
Robinson, Charles D. 1822 - 1886
Rothwell, Angus B. 1905
Rusk County [origin of place name]
Rusk, Gov. Jeremiah M. (1830-1893)
Ryan, Edward George 1810 - 1880
Salomon, Gov. Edward (1828-1909)
Schmedeman, Albert George 1864 - 1946
Schmidt, Gary J. 1947
Schneiders, Lolita 1931
Schreiber, Martin J. 1939
Schurz, Carl (1829-1906)
Schwartz, Jerome T. 1951
Scofield, Edward 1842 - 1925
Seratti, Lorraine M. 1949
Seymour [origin of place name]
Sholes, Charles Clark 1816 - 1867
Sinking of the Lady Elgin (Historic Marker Erected
slavery in Wisconsin
Smith, George Baldwin 1823 - 1879
Smith, William E. 1824 - 1883
Smith, William Rudolph 1787 - 1868
Smith, Winfield 1827 - 1899
Somers, Peter J. 1850 - 1924
Spooner, John Coit 1843 - 1919
Spooner, Wyman 1795 - 1877
St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818
Starkweather, John Converse 1830 - 1890
Steinbrink, John P. 1949
Stephenson, Isaac 1829 - 1918
Stevens, Edmond Ray 1869 - 1930
Stewart, Alva 1821 - 1889
Stitt, Donald K. 1944
Stone, Jeff 1961
Stone, Jesse 1836 - 1902
Stonefield
Sturdevant, Lafayette Monroe 1856 - 1923
Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher 1795 - 1864
Taycheedah [origin of place name]
Taylor County [origin of place name]
Taylor, William Robert 1820 - 1909
territorial governor
Thompson, Barbara 1924
Thompson, Tommy G. 1941
Thomson, Vernon W. 1905
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1622-1699
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1750-1783
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1784-1835
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1836-1899
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1900 -1999
Treaty of the Cedars (Historic Marker Erected 1958
Turner, Robert L. 1947
Tweedy, John Hubbard 1814 - 1891
Upham, Don Alonzo Joshua 1809 - 1877
Upham, William Henry 1841 - 1924
Van Gorden, Heron A. "Pink" 1926
Van Sistine, Jerome 1926
Wallber, Emil 1841 - 1923
Washburn County [origin of place name]
Washburn [origin of place name]
Washburn, Gov. Cadwallader Colden (1818-1882)
Watertown [brief history]
Waukesha [brief history]
West, George Arbor 1859 - 1938
Whitehead, John Meek 1852 - 1924
Whiton, Edward Vernon 1805 - 1859
Whittet, Lawrence Clarke 1871 - 1954
Wilcox, Roy Porter 1873 - 1946
Wiley, Alexander 1884
Wimmer, Joseph E. 1934
Wisconsin Territory (Historic Marker Erected 1964)
Wisconsin [origin of place name]
Woodward, Gilbert Motier 1835 - 1914
York, Stanley 1931
Youmans, Theodora Winton, 1863 - 1932
Zeuske, Cathy S. 1958
Zimmerman, Fred R. 1880 - 1954
Zoldoske Case

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