Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources.
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
Stonefield - a historic site
Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
If your school or class working on a project-based lesson or taking part in the National History Day program, this field trip is for you!
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.
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.