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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.


1836. The Territory of Wisconsin was organized April 20, by act of Congress. Henry Dodge was appointed governor and on July 4, with John S. Horner of Virginia as secretary and Charles Dunn, David Irvin, and William C. Frazier as supreme court justices. The new officers were sworn in at Mineral Point, then the largest town in the Territory. The first territorial assembly met at Old Belmont, October 25. On November 24 Madison, then merely an idea for a town, which existed only on paper, was chosen the capital through the influence of Judge Doty, owner of the site. George W. Jones was elected by this legislature the first territorial delegate to Congress. On July 14, the Milwaukee Advertiser commenced publication. A land office was opened at Milwaukee, and the first school begun.

1837. An economic depression checked immigration and the only four banks in the Territory failed. A treaty was made by Governor Dodge with the Menominee by which they ceded to the United States about four million acres of land in Michigan and Wisconsin. After refusing to treat with Dodge, the Ho-Chunk were invited to Washington, where they signed a treaty ceding all their Wisconsin lands and agreeing to remove from the Territory. The town site of Madison was surveyed and platted, and the first capitol begun.

1838. Congress appropriated land to endow the University of the Territory of Wisconsin. Eighty post offices were established, and thirty-five mail routes. The Milwaukee and Rock River Canal Company was chartered. The second territorial assembly met at Madison in November; but lack of accommodations for the lawmakers caused it to adjourn until the following year.

1839. The adjourned session of the second territorial assembly met at Madison. The Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company (Mitchell's Bank) was chartered, and the first school taxes were levied. The first Baptist services were held in the Territory.

1841. James D. Doty was appointed governor, to succeed Henry Dodge.

1842. C. C. P. Arndt, a member of the legislative council, was shot and killed in the council chamber by James R. Vineyard, who was expelled from the council but acquitted of the charge of manslaughter. The first documented fugitivie slave case, that of teenager Caroline Quarles, occured; she was harbored in Milwaukee, Waukesha, and the Racein vicinity before bein escorts to Canada by Levi Goodnow of Waukesha.

1843. A cooperative industrial community, chiefly composed of English under the leadership of Thomas Hunt, settled at North Prairie, Waukesha County.

1844. The Wisconsin Phalanx, a Utopian commune organized on Fourierist principles promoted at Kenosha by Warren Chase, settled at Ceresco, now Ripon. Doty was removed from the governorship of the Territory, and Nathaniel P. Talmadge appointed his successor. The first Episcopal diocese of the Catholic church was erected at Milwaukee.

1845. Talmadge was removed from the governorship, and Henry Dodge reappointed. A large Swiss colony was planted at New Glarus, Green County. A Mormon colony was organized by James Jesse Strang at Voree, near Burlington, Racine County.

1846. The people voted in favor of a State government. Congress passed the enabling act, and the first. constitutional convention opened at Madison, October 15.

1847. A special census showed a population of 219,456. April 5, the first constitution was rejected by popular vote. The second constitutional convention opened at Madison, December 15. On Nov. 21 occured the state's first shipwreck, the burning of the steamship Phoenix off Sheboygan, with a loss of 148 lives, of which 127 were those of emigrants who had come from Holland.

1848. The second constitution was adopted by popular vote March 13. Wisconsin was admitted into the Union under act of Congress approved May 29. Nelson Dewey was elected first State governor. The first legislature convened June 5, and two days later the State officers were sworn in. Henry Dodge and Isaac P. Walker were elected United States senators, and Andrew G. Miller appointed judge of United States district court. A free school system was established by law. A land grant for a university was made by Congress and the State University was incorporated. A large German immigration settled in Milwaukee and the eastern counties. A partially successful attempt was made to remove the Ho-Chunk to Long Prairie, Minnesota. The Menominee ceded a large tract east of the Wisconsin and north of Fox River and moved to a reservation in Waushara County.

1849. The construction of a railroad from Milwaukee westward was begun. In January the first telegram was received in Milwaukee. Cholera was epidemic throughout the State. "Gold fever" caused a great exodus to California. The State Historical Society was organized by members of the first State legislature, January 30. The Wisconsin Farmer was begun at Racine.

1851. The first railroad train in the State was run from Milwaukee to Waukesha. The first State Fair was held at Janesville.

1853. Charges were filed for the impeachment of Levi Hubbell, judge of the second judicial circuit. After a protracted trial by the senate he was acquitted. Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad completed to Madison.

1854. A meeting was held at Ripon, February 28, to organize a new political party, which was subsequently named Republican. A convention held July 13 in the capitol park in Madison, organized the Republican party in Wisconsin. Joshua Glover, a fugitive slave arrested at Racine on March 10, was on the following day rescued from the Milwaukee jail by a mob of anti-slavery men. Sherman M. Booth was arrested May 26, for aiding in this affair, and committed to jail. The State supreme court decided that the federal fugitive slave law of 1850 was void, and discharged the prisoner. This decision was afterwards (1859) reversed by the supreme court of the United States. The first class was graduated from the State University. The State Historical Society was reorganized, and Lyman C. Draper chosen secretary.

1856. William Barstow, Democratic governor, was accused by opponent Coles Bashford of election fraud; the proceedings terminated in favor of Bashford, who took office March 25. September 24, the steamer "Niagara" was burned off Port Washington, when John B. Macy, a pioneer member of Congress from Wisconsin, perished. Margarethe Meyer Schurz opens the first kindergarten, in Watertown.

1857. Milwaukee and Mississippi railway was completed to Prairie du Chien. The monetary panic of this year was severely felt. The legislature passed a law against kidnapping within the State, to neutralize the effect of the federal fugitive slave law.

1858. An excursion train celebrating the opening of the Chicago & Fond du Lac Railway (later the Chicago & Northwestern) was wrecked November 1st at Johnson's Creek, Jefferson County; fourteen persons were killed and seven wounded. A legislative investigation exposed the bribery of prominent officials by the railways, and the improper use of United States railway land grants. In February, trains of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad begin to run to Prairie du Chien.

1859. Byron Paine, defense attorney for Sherman Booth in the Glover case, was elected to the State supreme court upon an anti-slavery platform. Abraham Lincoln delivered an address at the state fair, Milwaukee, October 30.

1860. The Sherman M. Booth case was again in the courts; the prisoner escaped from federal jurisdiction, but was rearrested, October 8, after which he was pardoned by President Buchanan. The steamer "Lady Elgin," returning to Milwaukee from an excursion trip to Chicago, with six hundred excursionists aboard, sank September 8 in a collision off Racine, and two hundred and twenty-five persons, mostly from Milwaukee, were drowned.

1861. Following the outbreak of the Civil War, on April 15th Gov. Alexander W. Randall issued a proclamation calling for volunteers. Thirty-six companies tendered their services within one week and sixteen regiments were mustered during the year. George C. Drake of Company A, First infantry, was the first Wisconsin soldier to be killed in the War; he died July 2 at Falling Waters, Va. A bank riot at Milwaukee caused an attack on Mitchell's bank.

1862. On April 19, Gov. Louis P. Harvey, while on a visit to the South to care for Wisconsin soldiers wounded at Shiloh, was drowned in Tennessee River. Edward Salomon became governor in his stead. In April, about 700 Confederate prisoners were received at Camp Randall, Madison. In May, the President called for 75,000 more troops, of which Wisconsin's quota was about 3,000. In August 300,000 additional troops were called out; the Wisconsin quota was about 12,000. November 10, a draft was resorted to for the troops required, which occasioned riots in the Milwaukee, Port Washington, and other eastern counties. Wisconsin auxiliaries of the Sanitary Commission were formed. The Democratic State convention held at Milwaukee September 3rd issued the Ryan address, criticising the federal administration. An Indian outbreak in Minnesota caused alarm in the northwestern part of Wisconsin but was soon suppressed by the government.

1863. A soldiers' hospital, named in honor of Governor Harvey, was opened in Madison. Pro-war Democrats held a convention in Janesville, September 17, at which they passed resolutions of loyalty and repudiated the Ryan address.

1864. James T. Lewis inaugurated as fourth war-time governor. February 1, the president called for 300,000 more volunteers; in March 200,000; in July 500,000; and in December 300,000. Wisconsin's quota in these various calls aggregated 53,483, and 5,784 Wisconsin veterans re-enlisted. Military hospitals were opened in Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien. The Wisconsin Christian Commission was organized at Milwaukee. First cheese factory in Wisconsin established by Chester Hazen at Ladoga, Fond du Lac county.

1865. Recruiting in Wisconsin ceased April 13. The whole number of troops furnished by the State during the war was 91,379, with losses by death of 10,752. Most Wisconsin troops were mustered out of service during the summer and autumn. June 28, Viroqua, in Vernon County, was wrecked by a tornado that killed 14 and injured over 100 persons. July 13, ex-Gov. James D. Doty died; December 13, ex-Gov. William A. Barstow.

1867. Increase Lapham publishes a report warning that overlogging will destroy the state's forests; Laura Ingalls Wilder is born on February 7, 1867 in a log cabin in Pepin County; Frank Lloyd Wright is born in Richland Center in southwestern Wisconsin, on June 8, 1867

1869. The first bill to regulate railway rates was introduced in the legislature, but met defeat.

1870. The continued presence of Ho-Chunk Indians, who had agreed to leave the state by treaty, alarmed white settlers who petitioned Congress to remove the remnant of that tribe from the State.

1871. October 8-10, great fires occurred in Door, Oconto, Shawano, Kewaunee, Brown, and Manitowoc counties; one thousand or more persons perished and three thousand were rendered destitute. Peshtigo was nearly destroyed. Large contributions came from all parts of the United States, Great Britain, Canada, France, and Germany, relieving the sufferers and providing them with comfortable homes, food, implements, and clothing.  First automobile developed in Wisconsin by Dr. J.W. Carhart.

1872. Congress made an appropriation for the removal of the Ho-Chunk. In February, the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association was organized at Watertown, with "market days" established for the meeting of buyers and sellers of Wisconsin cheese.

1873. The financial panic of this year caused distress in manufacturing and commerce. Invention of the typewriter by C. Latham Sholes of Kenosha. The Democrats, on the issue of railway regulation, raised by the "Grangers," elected a State ticket for the first time since the Civil War. The Ho-Chunk were forcibly removed to their Nebraska reservation but many of them returned to the State. July 4, a great storm occurred on Green Lake, in which ten persons were drowned; much property was also damaged in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan counties.

1874. The "Potter Law," placing a limit on railroad freight and passenger charges, was enacted as a result of the Granger movement. When challenged in the courts, the law was upheld by the Supreme Court; Justice Ryan's opinion is still cited in support of government's power to regulate corporations. It was repealed in 1876.

1875. The manufacture of cotton cloth was commenced at Janesville, the first in the State. Women were first made eligible to school offices. On April 28, Oshkosh was largely destroyed by fire.

1878. Hundreds of settlers in Burnett County left their homes in fear when a new religious movement swept through Ojibwe communities; they were induced to return by military officials sent to investigate.

1880. A patent was granted to John Stevens of Neenah for the first roller flour mill, which has revolutionized the milling processes of the world. The bicycle becomes a viable means of transportation.

1881. The first serious labor disturbance occurred in September at Eau Claire, when sawmill operatives demanded a reduction of hours. Rioting and injury of property ensued, and eight companies of the National Guard were called out to keep the peace.

1882. The State constitution was amended to provide for biennial legislative sessions, which until then had been annual.

1883. January 10, the Newhall House in Milwaukee was burned; seventy persons perished. November 8, the south wing of the capitol extension at Madison fell, killing seven workmen.

1884. Ringling Brothers give their first circus performance in Baraboo.

1885. High-grade iron ore was discovered in the Gogebic range; a "boom" for the region began, and new towns sprang up.

1886. The Bay View Riot occured, May 1-5, when workmen in Milwaukee struck to secure an eight-hour day. Unarmed demonstrators were fired upon by the National Guard, who killed seven people.

1887. A "boom" in Gogebic iron stocks was followed by a crash, in which small investors lost heavily. June 27, Marshfield was almost entirely destroyed by fire, 1,500 persons being rendered homeless; the property loss was between $2,000,000 and $3,000,000. Wisconsin's first worker safety law, which required fences or guards around gears, shafts, bull-wheels and pulleys.

1889. The Bennett Law, which called for compulsory education in the English language, was passed by the legislature. 

1890. The state supreme court decided that Bible-reading in the public schools is sectarian instruction, and therefore unconstitutional. Discovery of the Babcock Test which revolutionaized milk production, and the subsequent establishment of the University Dairy School.

1891. Gov. George W. Peck and the Democratic legislature secured the repeal of the Bennett Law.

1892. On July 25, a fire at Iron River caused a loss of $200,000 and left 1,500 persons homeless. A succession of fires occurred in Milwaukee, including the Third Ward fire (October 28); $5,000,000 in property was destroyed.

1893. Financial panic resulted in the failure of the Plankinton, the Marine & Fire, and other Milwaukee banks. 

1894. July 26-30, disastrous forest fires visited Douglas, Hayfield, Ashland, Chippewa, Pierce, Taylor, Marathon, and Wood counties. Phillips, the county seat of Price, was almost entirely destroyed, and over twenty persons lost their lives.

1895. Legislation passed to prohibit race discrimination in restaurants, inns and other public accommodations in Wisconsin.

1897. Minimum age for employment was raised from age 13 to 14 for Wisconsin residents.

1898. Wisconsin raised and equipped four regiments of infantry and one battery for the Spanish American War -- 5,469 men in all. In July and August occurred a strike of woodworkers in Oshkosh mills and factories, accompanied by rioting and bloodshed; State troops were called out, and peace was restored through compromise.

1899. On June 12, a tornado destroyed the entire town of New Richmond; over fifty persons were killed, with a property loss of $1,000,000. Relief was sent from all over the State and from neighboring Minnesota cities.

View related articles at Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives.


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

351 records found

tabac (Fr.)
Tabor [origin of place name]
Tabor, Racine Co.
tackle (maritime)
tactics (Civil War)
Tadoussac
Tadych, Albert R. 1932
Taegesville, Marathon Co.
Taft, Town of, Taylor Co.
Taft-Harltey Act
Tafton, Town of, Grant Co.
Tainter Lake, Dunn Co.
Tainter, Andrew 1823 - 1899
Tainter, Jeremiah Burnham 1836 - 1920
Tainter, Town of, Dunn Co.
Taliesin
Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher 1795 - 1864
Talon, Jean, comte d'Orsainville (c.1625-1694)
Talsky, George J. 1899
Tamarack, Trempealeau Co.
Tamarois
Tamms, Erwin G. 1931
tank top (maritime)
Tank, Nils Otto 1800 - 1864
Tanktown [origin of place name]
Tanner, Herbert Battles 1859 - 1933
Tannery Town, Ashland Co.
tanning and leather processing
taps and dies (maritime)
Tarrant, Pepin Co.
tassels (farming)
Tatum, Arthur Lawrie. 1884 - 1955
Taus, Manitowoc Co.
Tavera, Richland Co.
Taways
Taycheedah [origin of place name]
Taycheedah, Fond du Lac Co.
Taycheedah, Town of, Fond du Lac Co.
Taycheedahff [origin of place name]
Taychoperah
Taylor County [origin of place name]
Taylor, David 1818 - 1891
Taylor, Horace Adolphus 1837 - 1910
Taylor, Jackson Co.
Taylor, Lena C. 1966
Taylor, Town of, Sheboygan Co.
Taylor, Town of, Washington Co.
Taylor, Village of, Jackson Co.
Taylor, William Robert 1820 - 1909
Taylors Corners, Dane Co.
Tchidouakouongues
Te Winkle, William P. 1954
Teasdale, Howard (1855 - 1936)
Tecumseh, Shawnee War Chief (c.1768-1813)
Tehan, Robert, 1905-1975.
Tell Sharpshooters (Civil War)
Tell, Buffalo Co.
temperance
temperance movement in Wisconsin
ten-foot (railroads)
Tenney, Horace Addison 1820 - 1906
Tennyson, Grant Co.
Tennyson, Village of, Grant Co.
Teotsa, Rock Co.
termination
terra cotta (architecture)
terrace (farming)
territorial governor
territory
Terry, Earle Melvin 1879 - 1929
Terry, Walter E.
tertiary strata (mining)
Tesmer, Louise M.
Tess Corners, Waukesha Co.
Texas, Town of, Marathon Co.
Thayer, Eugene Butler 1853 - 1931
Thayer, Jesse B. 1845 - 1910
The "Dinky" (Historic Marker Erected 1989)
The Alexander Noble House (Historic Marker Erected
The Bad River (Historic Marker Erected 1957)
The Baraboo Range (Historic Marker Erected 1958)
The Battle of St. Croix Falls (Historic Marker Ere
The Circus (Historic Marker Erected 1970)
The Cobban Bridge (Historic Marker erected 1986)
The Coulee Region (Historic Marker Erected 1975)
The Dells, Town of, Sauk Co.
The Driftless Area (Erected 1983)
The Gideons (Historic Marker Erected 1958)
The Hodag (Historic Marker Erected 1973)
The Home of Colby Cheese (Historic Marker Erected
The Homme Homes (Historic Marker Erected 1973)
The Ice Cream Sundae (Historic Marker Erected 1973
The Iron Brigade (Historic Marker Erected 1992)
The John Mann House (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
The Lower Narrows (Historic Marker Erected 1996)
The McCoy Farmhouse (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
The McGilvray "Seven Bridges Road" (Historic Marke
The Medal of Honor (Historic Marker Erected 1990)
The Merrimac Ferry (Historic Marker Erected 1973)
The Military Road (Historic Marker Erected 1975)
The Name "Wisconsin" (Historic Marker Erected 1994
The Oldest Lutheran Church in Wisconsin (Historic
The Orchards of Door County (Historic Marker Erect
The Outlet Mound (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
The Passenger Pigeon (Historic Marker Erected 1973
The Point of Beginning (Historic Marker Erected 19
The Pursuit West (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
The Raube Road Site (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
The Sand Counties-Aldo Leopold Territory (Historic
The Saukville Trails (Historic Marker Erected 1998
The Smoker, Ho-Chunk chief
The Solomon Juneau House (Historic Marker Erected
The Spark (Historic Marker Erected 1957)
The Superior Entry (Historic Marker Erected 1976)
The U.S. Military at Turtle Village (Historic Mark
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Historic Ma
The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (Historic Mark
The University of Wisconsin-Superior (Historic Mar
The Upper Mississippi (Historic Marker Erected 198
The Valley View State (Historic Marker Erected 198
The Winnebago Trail (Historic Marker Erected 1978)
The Wisconsin River (Historic Marker Erected 1982)
theaters in Wisconsin
Theno, Daniel U. 1947
Theresa Station, Dodge Co.
Theresa [origin of place name]
Theresa, Dodge Co.
Theresa, Town of, Dodge Co.
Theresa, Village of, Dodge Co.
Thiensville, Ozaukee Co.
Thiensville, Village of, Ozaukee Co.
Third Lake Passage (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
Third Ward fire (Milwaukee, 1892)
Third Ward Fire: 1892 (Historic Marker Erected 199
Third Ward, Calumet Co.
Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway (Historic
Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway (Historic
Thiry Daems, Kewaunee Co.
Thomas, Ormsby Brunson 1832 - 1904
Thomas, Town of, Rusk Co.
Thompson, Barbara 1924
Thompson, Carl W. 1914
Thompson, George 1918
Thompson, John C[Ameron] 1872 - 1934
Thompson, Robert M. 1927
Thompson, Tommy G. 1941
Thompson, Washington Co.
Thompsonville [origin of place name]
Thompsonville, Racine Co.
Thomson, Alexander Mcdonald 1822 - 1898
Thomson, Vernon W. 1905
Thornapple Creek
Thornapple, Rusk Co.
Thornapple, Town of, Rusk Co.
Thornton, Shawano Co.
Thorp, Clark Co.
Thorp, Joseph G. 1812 - 1895
Thorp, Town of, Clark Co.
Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929) (Historic Marker Erec
Three Lakes, Oneida Co.
Three Lakes, Town of, Oneida Co.
Three Rivers (Trois-Rivières)
through platform (railroads)
Thunder, Betsy
Thwaites, Reuben Gold 1853 - 1913
Ti-Cho-Rah, Election precinct of, Marquette Co.
Tibbets, Walworth Co.
Tichigan, Racine Co.
Tiffany, Rock Co.
Tiffany, Town of, Dunn Co.
Tigers (Civil War)
Tigerton, Shawano Co.
Tigerton, Village of, Shawano Co.
Tilden, Chippewa Co.
Tilden, Town of, Chippewa Co.
Tilleda, Shawano Co.
timber frame (architecture)
Timberland [origin of place name]
Timberland, Burnett Co.
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1622-1699
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1700-1749
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1750-1783
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1784-1835
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1836-1899
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1900 -1999
Timlin, William Henry 1852 - 1916
Timme, Ernst Gerhardt 1843 - 1923
Timmerman, Lawrence W. 1910
Tioga, Clark Co.
Tionnontate
Tipler, Florence Co.
Tipler, Town of, Florence Co.
Tisch Mills [origin of place name]
Tisch Mills, Manitowoc Co.
Tish-shar-gon Lake, Racine Co.
Titanic (Wisconsin passengers)
Tittemore, James Nelson 1864 - 1949
Titus, William Albert 1868 - 1951
tobacco industry
Tobiasz, Raymond J. 1916
Tobin, Kenosha Co.
toise (Fr.)
Token Creek [origin of place name]
Token Creek, Dane Co.
Tomah (Historic Marker Erected 1959)
Tomah [brief history]
Tomah [origin of place name]
Tomah, Menominee leader, ca. 1752 - 1818
Tomah, Monroe Co.
Tomah, Town of, Monroe Co.
Tomahawk Lake, Town of, Oneida Co.
Tomahawk [origin of place name]
Tomahawk, Lincoln Co.
Tomahawk, Town of, Lincoln Co.
Tonet, Kewaunee Co.
Tony, Rusk Co.
Tony, Village of, Rusk Co.
top-loader (logging)
topmast (maritime)
Topside, Bayfield Co.
Torkelson, Martin W. (1878-1963)(Historic Marker E
tornadoes in Wisconsin
Torun, Portage Co.
Totagatic River [origin of place name]
tourism in Wisconsin
Tow-head (logging)
Tow-team (logging)
Towerville, Crawford Co.
Towns, Debi 1956
Townsend, John F. 1938
Townsend, Oconto Co.
Townsend, Town of, Oconto Co.
township
Tracy, Clarissa Tucker 1818 - 1905
Trade Lake [origin of place name]
Trade Lake, Burnett Co.
Trade Lake, Town of, Burnett Co.
Trade River, Burnett Co.
trade unions in Wisconsin
Tragedy of the Siskiwit (Historic Marker Erected 1
Tragedy of War (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
Trail Discovery (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
trainman (railroads)
Trane, Reuben Nicholas 1886 - 1954
transition rocks (mining)
transom (maritime)
trap, or trapean rocks (mining)
traverse
Travis, David M. 1948
Travois (logging)
Treaty of 1825 (Prairie du Chien)
Treaty of 1827 (Butte des Morts)
Treaty of 1829 (Prairie du Chien)
Treaty of 1832 (Fort Armstrong)
Treaty of 1833 (Chicago)
Treaty of the Cedars (Historic Marker Erected 1958
Tredway Pumas (Civil War)
Tredway Rifles (Civil War)
Trees for Tomorrow
Trego, Town of, Washburn Co.
Trego, Washburn Co.
Tregoning, Joseph E. 1941
Trek Bicycle Corporation
Tremain, Ben 1888
Tremble, Brown Co.
Trempealeau County [origin of place name]
Trempealeau River
Trempealeau, Town of, Buffalo Co.
Trempealeau, Town of, Trempealeau Co.
Trempealeau, Trempealeau Co.
Trempealeau, Village of, Trempealeau Co.
trench (farming)
Trenton, Pierce Co.
Trenton, Town of, Dodge Co.
Trenton, Town of, Pierce Co.
Trenton, Town of, Washington Co.
Treutel, Arthur H. 1897
Trever, Albert Augustus 1874 - 1940
Trevino, Buffalo Co.
Trevor, Kenosha Co.
Trimbelle, Pierce Co.
Trimbelle, Town of, Pierce Co.
Trinke, William F. 1897
Trip-boom (logging)
triple-expansion steam engine (maritime)
Tripoli, Lincoln Co.
Tripp, Town of, Bayfield Co.
Trippville, Vernon Co.
Trois-Rivieres
Troop Encampment (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
Tropman, Peter J. 1944
Trough-roof (logging)
Troupes de la Marine (Compagnies Franches de la Ma
Trow (historical), Clark Co.
Troy Center, Walworth Co.
Troy [origin of place name]
Troy, Town of, Sauk Co.
Troy, Town of, St. Croix Co.
Troy, Town of, Walworth Co.
Troy, Walworth Co.
Truax, Eau Claire Co.
True, Town of, Rusk Co.
Truesdell, Kenosha Co.
Truman, Lafayette Co.
trunk (maritime)
Tuczynski, Phillip James 1947
tug; tugboat (maritime)
Tuleta Hills, Green Lake Co.
Tunbridge, Town of, Jefferson Co.
Tunnel City, Monroe Co.
Tunnelville, Richland Co.
Turba, Wilfrid J. 1928
Turn (logging)
turn of the bilge (maritime)
Turneaure, Frederick Eugene 1866 - 1951
Turner, Andrew Jackson 1832 - 1905
Turner, Frederick Jackson (1861-1932) (Historic Ma
Turner, Frederick Jackson 1861 - 1932
Turner, Robert L. 1947
turntable (railroads)
Turtle Lake [origin of place name]
Turtle Lake, Barron Co.
Turtle Lake, Rock Co.
Turtle Lake, Town of, Barron Co.
Turtle Lake, Village of, Barron Co.
Turtle, Town of, Rock Co.
Turville Point, Madison
Tuscobia [origin of place name]
Tuscobia, Barron Co.
Tustin, Waushara Co.
Tweedy, John Hubbard 1814 - 1891
Twelve Corners, Outagamie Co.
Twelve Mile Bluff [origin of place name]
Twin Bluffs, Richland Co.
Twin Grove, Green Co.
Twin Lakes, Kenosha Co.
Twin Lakes, Village of, Kenosha Co.
Twin Lakes, Waukesha co.
Twin Rivers, Census district of, Manitowoc Co.
Twin Rivers, Manitowoc Co.
Twin Town, Barron Co.
Two Creeks [origin of place name]
Two Creeks, Manitowoc Co.
Two Creeks, Town of, Manitowoc Co.
Two Rivers [brief history]
Two Rivers [origin of place name]
Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co.
Two Rivers, Town of, Manitowoc Co.
Tyler Forks, Iron Co.
typewriter
Tyran, Florence Co.

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