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Field Trip or Tour

Villa Louis Field Trip

Villa Louis - a historic site

Encounter the world of Victorian America

Teach students to use census population schedules in researching life in Wisconsin communities.

Learn about life on the frontier in Wisconsin in 1851, as recounted in guides designed to attract immigrants to the state from Europe.

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

Classroom Material

Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

Madeline Island Museum

Cross the waters of Lake Superior and experience a cultural encounter at the Madeline Island Museum.

Lesson Plan

Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Teach your students to use historic military maps to organize and sequence historic events

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Learn about immigrants who came late to America, as the Finns did, were left with the land most difficult to farm.

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!

Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

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.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site

Learn about Henry Hamilton Bennett, "the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous".

Lesson Plan

Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Historical Essay

Lighthouses and Lifesaving

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about the importance of lighthouses on the shores of the Great Lakes.
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