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September 2010 Highlights

Ephraim Trimpey, 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo

Images created by Baraboo photographer Ephraim Burt Trimpey cover a broad spectrum of photographic styles and subjects ranging from portraits and documentary photos to city scenes and landscapes. The collection of more than 225 photos constitutes a new gallery of...
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Posted September 30, 2010

Last Chance to Register for This Conference

The coming week is your last chance to register for the 2010 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference in Lake Geneva October 15-16. The annual conference is the largest event in Wisconsin for local historians and historic preservationists, and you...
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Posted September 24, 2010

Wisconsin Book Festival: A Celebration of Books

The ninth annual fall festival celebrates Wisconsin's rich literary heritage, brings some of America's finest writers to our state, and encourages Wisconsinites of all ages to read widely and participate in our dynamic, interactive literary events. This year we are...
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Posted September 22, 2010

20th Annual Wade House Civil War Weekend

Kentucky, 1862, is the setting for the 20th Annual Wade House Civil War Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, September 25-26 — a critical juncture in American Civil War history. In the late summer and fall of 1862, both Confederate and...
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Posted September 20, 2010

H.H. Bennett's Wisconsin Dells: Then and Now

H.H. Bennett, one of the 19th century's most prolific landscape photographers, captured the rugged beauty of the Dells of the Wisconsin River and shared his magnificent images with armchair travelers from coast to coast, leading in large measure to the...
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Posted September 17, 2010

'As the World Turns' Gone But Not Forgotten

The second longest-running soap opera in American television history, "As the World Turns," will broadcast its final episode on Friday, September 17. But, if future researchers ever decide to pen a history of the show, their first destination will be...
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Posted September 15, 2010

An Old World County Fair at Old World Wisconsin

Livestock judging, a plowing contest, children's games, and displays of heirloom produce, flowers and farm implements are all part of the fun of an Old World County Fair at Old World Wisconsin Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19. A band contest...
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Posted September 13, 2010

Wisconsin Magazine of History, Autumn 2010

The recent completion of the renovation and restoration of the Society's grand Library Reading Room (seen at right) provides the illustrations and the story fodder for the cover of the Autumn 2010 issue of the "Wisconsin Magazine of History." The...
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Posted September 9, 2010

Villa Louis Carriage Classic September 11-12

The 30th anniversary edition of the magnificent and ever-popular Villa Louis Carriage Classic takes place at the elegant Victorian estate Saturday and Sunday, September 11-12. The Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien hosts the event each year on the weekend...
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Posted September 7, 2010

'Wisconsin's Own: Twenty Remarkable Homes'

The exquisite craftsmanship, detailed embellishments and imposing silhouette of a notable historic home inspire our awe, but also conjure questions of the story behind the structure. We want to know who built this house, what brought them here, why they...
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Posted September 2, 2010

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