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This online exhibit features 14 stunning, large-scale historic murals originally displayed at the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair.

Learn the basic history of Wisconsin

Field Trip or Tour

'Farm Hands' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Experience the life of children growing up on a farm in Wisconsin in the 19th century.

General Information

About Our 4th-Grade Textbook

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Learn about the definitive fourth-grade Wisconsin history textbook

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

Wade House - a historic site

At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 11 supplemental materials for the 4th grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Learn about the Peshtigo fire of 1871

Field Trip or Tour

'Family Pastimes' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Enjoy hands-on family pastime activities and interacting with farm animals.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Supplemental materials for Chapter 6 of the 4th-grade history textbook.

Sample Pages and Table of Contents

View full TOC and download sample pages to see how the book addresses the fundamentals of Wisconsin history while promoting strong literacy skills.

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 9 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin
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