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Historic Articles

  • The Birth of Lake Delton

    Learn about the rise of Wisconsin Dells tourism and the creation and collapse of the man-made lake that helped bring people to the area.

  • Wild Rice

    Brief History of one of Wisconsin's Earliest Crops Discover the history of wild rice in Wisconsin.

  • Steamships and Canals

    Search for Original Documents and Other Primary Sources for Great Lakes Steamships and Canals.

  • Lighthouses and Lifesaving

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

Featured Books

Wisconsin Water in the News

Traveling Exhibit

Great lakes Small Streams: How water shapes Wisconsin. Upcoming Events.

Traveling Exhibit

Great lakes Small Streams: How water shapes Wisconsin.

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