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Learn Wisconsin History

Start here to discover the rich history of Wisconsin. Whether enjoying a simple pursuit of information or on a deeper quest for understanding, these essays are perfect for genealogists, students, teachers and those who simply love history.

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Wisconsin Historical Essays

Learn something new about Wisconsin's past and gain a deeper understanding of your world.

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    Historical Figures in Wisconsin

    Read the biographies of Wisconsin's historical figures, from the notable to the notorious.

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      Short History of Wisconsin

      Take a quick tour through major events in Wisconsin's history, from prehistoric times to the 20th-century.

        Wisconsin Communities

        These short overviews include links to learn more through images, essays, newspapers and historical records.

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